Affordability vs Performance - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between affordability and performance

is that affordability is the extent to which something is affordable, as measured by its cost relative to the amount that the purchaser is able to pay while performance is performance.

affordability

English

Noun

(-)
  • The extent to which something is affordable, as measured by its cost relative to the amount that the purchaser is able to pay.
  • First-time home buyers are feeling the squeeze of higher interest rates with mortgage affordability at its worst level for 16 years.

    performance

    English

    Alternative forms

    * performaunce

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of performing; carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action.
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  • , passage=Charles had not been employed above six months at Darracott Place, but he was not such a whopstraw as to make the least noise in the performance of his duties when his lordship was out of humour.}}
  • That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; especially, an action of an elaborate or public character.
  • A live show or concert.
  • (computer science) The amount of useful work accomplished by a computer system compared to the time and resources used.
  • Usage notes

    * Adjectives often applied to "performance": high, poor, improved, superior, excellent, good, peak, top, optimal, low, economic, academic, financial, musical, human, environmental, vocal, cognitive, dynamic, organizational, historical, physical, social, mechanical, electrical, mental, macroeconomic.

    Derived terms

    * command performance

    Hyponyms

    * play * show * movie * concert