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Related topics: Performing, Occupations
per‧form‧er [countable]
1BOAP an actor, musician etc who performs to entertain people:
circus performers
He was a better songwriter than performer.

good/top/poor etc performer

a) someone who does a particular job or activity well or badly:
Star performers are rewarded with bonuses.
b) a product, business etc that makes a lot of money, or that makes very little money:
Newcastle Brown Ale is an outstanding performer in the British beer market.

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