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Definitions for performative
pərˈfɔr mə tɪvper·for·ma·tive

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  1. performative(Noun)

    A performative utterance.

  2. performative(Adjective)

    Being enacted as it is said.

    An example of a performative utterance could be, "I name this boat Alfred".

How to pronounce performative?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of performative in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of performative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of performative in a Sentence

  1. Utah Kate Lyn Sheil:

    The way I do prepare as an actor is usually a much more private affair, so there is a performative quality to all of that stuff, you have to take something that is internal and externalize it, because Robert needed to see it for the camera.

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