performance

  • 1 performance — [ pɛrfɔrmɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1839; mot angl. , de l a. fr. parformance (XVIe), de parformer « accomplir, exécuter » 1 ♦ Résultat chiffré obtenu dans une compétition (par un cheval, un athlète). Les performances d un champion. Performance homologuée.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 performance — per·for·mance n 1: work done in employment unsatisfactory performance 2 a: what is required to be performed in fulfillment of a contract, promise, or obligation substituted a new performance in novation of the contract b: the fulfillment of a… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Performance — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Mimo y Pintura …

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  • 4 performance — per‧form‧ance [pəˈfɔːməns ǁ pərˈfɔːr ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] FINANCE the degree to which a company, investment, financial market etc is profitable: • The company is showing strong performance and doing considerably better than the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Performance — [pə fɔ:məns] (englisch für ‚Durchführung‘, ‚Aufführung‘, ‚Darstellung‘, ‚Leistung‘) bezeichnet: Performance (Kunst), eine Form der Aktionskunst Leistung (Informatik), das Zeitverhalten von Programmen (Software) und Geräten (Hardware) in der… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 performance — Voz inglesa usada con frecuencia en español, especialmente en los países de América del Sur. Es anglicismo evitable, pues en todos los casos pueden encontrarse términos españoles de sentido equivalente: a) Cuando significa ‘resultado obtenido en… …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 7 Performance — Per*form ance, n. The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty. [1913 Webster] Promises are not binding where the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 performance — [n1] accomplishment achievement, act, administration, attainment, carrying out, completion, conduct, consummation, discharge, doing, enforcement, execution, exploit, feat, fruition, fulfillment, pursuance, realization, work; concept 706 Ant.… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 performance — 1530s, carrying out of a promise, duty, etc., from PERFORM (Cf. perform) + ANCE (Cf. ance). Meaning a thing performed is from 1590s; that of action of performing a play, etc. is from 1610s; that of a public entertainment is from 1709. Performance …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 performance — /pə fɔ:məns/, it. /per formans/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) perform compiere, eseguire ], usato in ital. al femm., invar. 1. a. [resa in una competizione, in una gara, anche non sportiva: una p. di rilievo ] ▶◀ prestazione, prova, risultato,… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 11 Performance —    Drame de Nicholas Roeg et Donald Cammell, avec James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton.   Pays: Grande Bretagne   Date de sortie: 1970   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 45    Résumé    Un truand en cavale se réfugie chez une… …

    Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • 12 performance — s. f. 1. Resultado obtido em cada uma das exibições em público. = DESEMPENHO 2. Conjunto dos resultados obtidos num teste. 3. Prestação esportiva. 4. Ação de desempenhar um papel. = DESEMPENHO   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa que significa… …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 13 performance — /perˈfɔrmans, ingl. pəˈfɔːməns/ [vc. ingl., dall ant. fr. parformance, da parformer «compiere»] s. f. inv. 1. (sport) prova, prestazione, impresa □ risultato, rendimento CONTR. défaillance (fr.) 2. (teat., arte) happening (ingl.) …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 14 performance — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of performing. 2) an act of performing a play, concert, song, etc. 3) informal a display of exaggerated behaviour; a fuss. 4) the capabilities of a machine or product …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 performance — [pər fôr′məns] n. [LME parfourmaunce < MFr] 1. the act of performing; execution, accomplishment, fulfillment, etc. 2. operation or functioning, usually with regard to effectiveness, as of a machine 3. something done or performed; deed or feat… …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 performance — noun 1 sth performed ADJECTIVE ▪ live ▪ public ▪ evening, matinee ▪ amateur, professional ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 performance — The fulfillment or accomplishment of a promise, contract, or other obligation according to its terms, relieving such person of all further obligation or liability thereunder. See also execute execution part performance payment; substantial… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 performance — per|form|ance W1S3 [pəˈfo:məns US pərˈfo:r ] n 1.) a) when someone performs a play or a piece of music performance of ▪ Stern s performance of the Bruch concerto ▪ The orchestra will give two more performances this week. ▪ This evening s… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 performance — [[t]pə(r)fɔ͟ː(r)məns[/t]] ♦♦ performances 1) N COUNT A performance involves entertaining an audience by doing something such as singing, dancing, or acting. Inside the theatre, they were giving a performance of Bizet s Carmen. ...her performance… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 performance */*/*/ — UK [pə(r)ˈfɔː(r)məns] / US [pəˈfɔrməns] noun Word forms performance : singular performance plural performances 1) a) [countable] the act of performing a play, dance, or other form of entertainment performance of: The first performance of the… …

    English dictionary


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