Definition of tendu in English:

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tendu

Pronunciation: /tänˈdo͞o/ /täNdY/

adjective

[postpositive] Ballet
(Of a position) stretched out or held tautly: battement tendu
More example sentences
  • Standing in first position, dancers tendu to second to show alignment and placement.
  • In barre work, people do tendu after tendu.
  • She would often work on tendu or pas de chat for the entire lesson.

Origin

French.

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Syllabification: ten·du

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