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EN[pər.ˈfɔrm] [pə.ˈfɔːm] [pɚ.ˈfɔɹm] [-ɔː(ɹ)m]
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    Definition of perform in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGperformsPRperformingPT, PPperformedPREper-SUF-form
    1. To do something; to execute.
      1. Turbines have been around for a long time—windmills and water wheels are early examples. The name comes from the Latin turbo, meaning vortex, and thus the defining property of a turbine is that a fluid or gas turns the blades of a rotor, which is attached to a shaft that can perform useful work.
    2. To do something in front of an audience, often in order to entertain it.
      1. She will perform in the play.   The magician performed badly – none of his tricks worked.   The string quartet performed three pieces by Haydn. ‎
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • It was recently suggested that the transmitted phase can be directly measured in ptychography experiments performed on nanocrystal samples.
      • We also performed PCR to amplify a portion of D loop using the same primers (H16498 and L15910; [26 ]) and thermoprofile used by Bozarth et al.
      • Instead, we perform an upper triangularization of the system to separate only the outgoing modes at all points in the frequency space, so that an exact estimate of the outgoing modes can be obtained.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Performing a curiously melancholy, undulating developpe, the dancers point their legs at each other like accusing fingers.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • In these patients a biliodigestive anastomosis (n = 1), a pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy (n = 1) and a diagnostic lymphonodectomy (n = 1) were performed.
      • Extraconal and intraconal fat excision was also performed.
      • In these patients an explorative laparotomy (n = 3) and a diagnostic lymphonodectomy (n = 1) were performed.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
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    1. en performed
    2. en performing
    3. en performance
    4. fr performance
    5. en performer
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    Grammatically, this word "perform" is a verb.
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