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petit battement

Syllabification: pet·it batte·ment
Pronunciation: /pəˌtē batˈmäN
 
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Definition of petit battement in English:

noun

Ballet
A movement in which one leg is extended and lightly moved forward and backward from the ankle of the supporting leg.
Example sentences
  • A kick, either high (grand battement) or low (petit battement), which may be executed in any direction.
  • We did two new barre exercises, one of them was petit battement.

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