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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
      • In accordance, the five completely normal ureteroscopies in our study were performed in patients with small filling defects on CTU.
      • Although data on longer distances is lacking, Deaner acknowledges, “since males generally have trouble making conservative decisions, they might be less likely to perform well in an ultrarun or hike.”
      • 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.
    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.
      • If necessary, a facetectomy or pediculectomy was also performed.
      • Extraconal and intraconal fat excision was also performed.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
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    1. en performed
    2. en performing
    3. fr performance
    4. en performance
    5. en performer
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    Grammatically, this word "perform" is a verb.
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