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performance

[ per-fawr-muhns ]
/ pərˈfɔr məns /
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noun

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Origin of performance

First recorded in 1485–95; perform + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM performance

mis·per·form·ance, nounre·per·form·ance, noun
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performance
/ (pəˈfɔːməns) /

noun

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