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The fulfillment or accomplishment of a promise, contract, or other obligation according to its terms.

Part performance entails the completion of some portion of what either party to a contract has agreed to do. With respect to the sale of goods, the payment—or receipt and acceptance of goods—makes an oral sales contract, otherwise unenforceable because of the Statute of Frauds, enforceable in regard to goods for which payment has been made and accepted or which have been received and accepted.

Specific Performance is an equitable doctrine that compels a party to execute the agreement according to its terms where monetary damages would be inadequate compensation for the breach of an agreement, as in the case of a sale of land. In regard to the sale of goods, a court orders specific performance only where the goods are unique or in other proper circumstances.


n. fulfillment of one's obligations required by contract. Specific performance of a contract may be demanded in a lawsuit. Partial performance is short of full performance spelled out in the contract, but if the contract provided for a series of acts or deliveries with payment for each of the series, there may be partial recovery for what has been performed or delivered even if there is not full performance. (See: specific performance)


(Execution), noun accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, action, attainment, carrying into effect, carrying through, commission, consummation, culmination, deed, enactment, finnshed product, fulfilment, implementation, operation, perpetration, production, realization, rendition, work
Associated concepts: full performance, impossibility of perrormance, partial performance, performance bond, prevennion of performance
Foreign phrases: Non quod dictum est, sed quod factum est inspicitur.Not what is said, but what is done, is to be regarded. Lex non cogit ad impossibilia. The law does not require the performance of the impossible.


(Workmanship), noun ability, achievement, action, aptitude, aptness, ars, art, artfulness, artificium, attainment, caliber, capability, capacity, competence, competency, composition, construction, craft, craftsmanship, creation, dexterity, effort, endowment, expertness, faculty, finesse, formation, forte, handiness, handiwork, ingenuity, manipulation, mastership, mastery, operation, opus, play, preparation, production, proficiency, qualification, quality of execution, quality of work, representation, show, skill, skillfulness, technique, virtuosity, work, working ability
See also: act, conduct, course, finality, fruition, function, histrionics, infliction, operation, part, proceeding, process, realization, role, transaction, undertaking

PERFORMANCE. The act of doing something; the thing done is also called a performance; as, Paul is exonerated from the obligation of his contract by its performance.
     2. When it contract has been made by parol, which, under the statute of frauds and perjuries, could not be enforced, because it was not in writing, and the party seeking to avoid it, has received the whole or a part performance of such agreement, he cannot afterwards avoid it; 14 John. 15; S. C. 1 John. Ch. R. 273; and such part performance will enable the other party to prove it aliunde. 1 Pet. C. C. R. 380; 1 Rand. R. 165; 1 Blackf. R. 58; 2 Day, R. 255; 1 Desaus. R. 350; 5 Day, R. 67; 1 Binn. R. 218; 3 Paige, R. 545; 1 John. Ch. R. 131, 146. Vide Specific performance.

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Teachers reported that their use of the STEP assessment tool involved gathering evidence of students' linguistic performances within the context of everyday curriculum learning activities.
the LOWA operator Q is used to aggregate the individual linguistic performance values.
2) I describe norms of linguistic performance and the language learning process from the perspective of one of the participating language groups of the Eastern Tukanoan family, the Wanano, located along the middle Uaupes River in northern Brazil.
Masoma bint Habib al-Ajmaya, the Advisor of the Minister of Education for Development of Linguistic Performance, titled (Factors Associated with Levels of Student Performance in Reading), in which she addressed the questionnaires that are provided with PIRLS2011 tests The third paper, entitled (Factors Associated with Levels of Student Performance in Mathematics and Science to 4th and 8th Graders) by Ali bin Juma al-Rasbi, Deputy Director of the International Studies Programme at the Directorate General of Educational Evaluation.
Linguistic competence is the speakers' unconscious knowledge of the grammar of his or her native language while linguistic performance has to do with the actual production and comprehension of utterances (Wales, 1987; de Valenzuela, 1998).
The fact that voodoo itself resembles a linguistic performance does not empty it of its power to change Catholicism into a syncretic religion and to use spirit possession as a method for voicing subversive ideas.
Madiha bint Ahmed al-Shibaniya, Minister of Education has confirmed in her speech on the occasion of the beginning of the school year that the linguistic performance, upgrading the students' learning by entering some developmental aspects in the curricula of the basic education period in general and Arabic language curricula in particular have been taken into consideration.
In Northern India, the Tabla is a ubiquitous instrument which accompanies Hindu religious songs (Bhajan), Sikh linguistic performances (Shabad), the ritual music of the Sufis (Qawwali) and Arabic sonnets (Ghazals).