specific performance


Definition of specific performance

1 : the performance of a legal contract strictly or substantially according to its terms
2 : an equitable remedy enjoining specific performance

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Dynamic Local Mode was created to address a specific performance characteristic of Ryzen Threadripper. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, "AMD's Dynamic Local Mode for Threadripper promises almost 50 percent more performance," 5 Oct. 2018 My specific Performance 3 loaner car had the $5,000 Performance Upgrade package: 20-inch wheels, a carbon fiber spoiler, and bigger brakes with the calipers painted red. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, "My 72 Hours With the Tesla Model 3 Performance Edition," 13 Sep. 2018 Listen to it before Ms. Hval’s site-specific performance on Saturday at MoMA’s Queens campus, but be prepared to hear something entirely different at the show. New York Times, "13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in NYC This Weekend," 15 Mar. 2018 Gallery 308 at Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., S.F. www.sfiaf.org Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFest Features nine local dance companies in site-specific performance. 1 p.m. Sat.-Sun., June 2-3. San Francisco Chronicle, "Dance events, May 31-June 3," 1 June 2018 Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd., S.F. www.sfiaf.org Yerba Buena Gardens ChoreoFestsite specific performances. Chronicle Staff Report, San Francisco Chronicle, "Classical music and dance listings," 31 May 2018 But without a specific performance goal, just being active regularly is enough to help me achieve longevity and positive health—which should arguably be the goal in and of itself. Michael Easter, Outside Online, "What Happens When You Scrap Your Fitness Plan," 14 May 2018 When given good and specific performances to play off of — like FitzGerald's unreadable and weary wisdom or Daniyar's broadly played ethnic elan — Purnell radiates a receptiveness that works despite Tess barely having characteristics of her own. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Sweetbitter': TV Review | Tribeca 2018," 27 Apr. 2018 Features a series of site-specific performances throughout the center. Mark Rapp, cleveland.com, "Cleveland Arts listings for April 6-12: "Cleveland's Endearing Symnbol: 52 stories of the Terminal Tower" at the Galleries at CSU & More," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of specific performance

1701, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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