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Perform

perform vt

1 : to adhere to and fulfill the terms of [ an obligation]
2 : to carry out or bring about [ the work according to design]
3 : to do according to prescribed ritual or law [ a marriage ceremony]
4 : to give a public rendition or presentation of [ a copyrighted play]
vi
1 : to adhere to and fulfill the terms of a contract, promise, or obligation [failed to under the agreement]
2 : to carry out or present something



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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