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ballet dancer

Line breaks: bal¦let dan¦cer
Pronunciation: /ˈbaleɪdɑːnsə(r)
 
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Definition of ballet dancer in English:

noun

A person who dances in ballets.
Example sentences
  • I'm a ballet dancer and have been dancing for ten years.
  • We would be discussing whether the San Francisco Ballet was within its rights to reject an aspiring ballet dancer.
  • He is a superb ballet dancer, yet here attempts to combine his enchanting talent with modern Cuban movement.

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