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perform meaning

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
      • A 30-minute acquisition was started 40-minutes post-injection of PiB, a 20-minute acquisition was performed 50-minutes post-injection of florbetapir and 90-minutes post-injection of flutemetamol.
      • In this picture he is performing his famous Yogi trick of swallowing a package of needles and some thread and extracting the needles threaded. ‎
      • Every time he performed the trick people would fall about laughing.
    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 an explorative laparotomy (n = 3) and a diagnostic lymphonodectomy (n = 1) were performed.
      • Motivated by its well defined higher dimensional origin, a detailed study of supergravity with a dyonically gauged gauge group is performed.
      • Pre-augmentation urodynamic testing and capillaroscopy was 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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    Meaning of perform for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "perform" is a verb.
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