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perform

v. 1) to fulfill one's obligations under a contract. 2) to comply with requirements of a court order. (See: performance)

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He was in suspense all through the introduction, for not until the pace quickens does one know what the performer intends.
A superior performer!very far from it, I assure you.
During the remainder of the act the lucky performers were those whose parts required changes of dress; the others were a soaked, bedraggled, and uncomfortable lot, but in the last degree picturesque.
'Tell me, do you not recollect that a few years ago, there were three tragedies acted in Spain, written by a famous poet of these kingdoms, which were such that they filled all who heard them with admiration, delight, and interest, the ignorant as well as the wise, the masses as well as the higher orders, and brought in more money to the performers, these three alone, than thirty of the best that have been since produced?'
If my vanity had taken a musical turn, you would have been invaluable; but as it is, I would really rather not sit down before those who must be in the habit of hearing the very best performers." On Miss Lucas's persevering, however, she added, "Very well, if it must be so, it must." And gravely glancing at Mr.
In a somewhat humorous exposition, well-respected veteran performer Evan Stone suggests the average professional adult production requires hours' worth of sex performance and multiple acrobatic positions (among many other things).
Zero-Integrator is an acquisition model in which no single performer is appointed as program integrator, with measures included to ensure that no single performer dominates integration activities.
Every executive and manager confronts this challenge: How to fire a poor performer. One way to make the process easer is to consider that not everyone belongs on a given team.
Now, your high performer has just done great and hard work, with extra effort and creativity, and we come along and say 'great job.' There are a few problems with that.
At a critical time when children are faced with major social issues at school, home, extracurricular activities and in their social lives, The Performer's School (TPS) is introducing 6th to 12th graders to Filmmaking for Social Change.
BEST PERFORMER IN HOTEL, MUSIC LOUNGES AND BARS (GROUP)
The Treaty also grants performers moral rights, that is, the right to claim to be identified as the performer (except where such an omission would be dictated by the manner of the use of the performance); and the right to object to any distortion, mutilation or other modification that would be prejudicial to the performer's reputation, taking into account the nature of the audiovisual fixations.