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performative meaning

Pronunciation:   "performative" in a sentence
  • adjective
      Of a statement or verb that itself constitutes the action described, eg I confess my ignorance
      noun
      Such a statement, to constative

Examples

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  1. recognition of language performative translation
  2. the movement of body in intelligible forms is the common origin of music, dancing and performative arts
  3. she reveals that noncustodial mothering presents a cultural paradox that foregrounds the dialecticalmovement between a competent performance and a performative competence of mothering
  4. Laruelle believes that both philosophy and non-philosophy are performative.
  5. It is a performative, rather than a compositional, style.

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