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grand jeté

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Pronunciation: /ɡrɒ̃ ˈʒɛteɪ
 
, ʒəˈteɪ/

Definition of grand jeté in English:

noun

Ballet
A jump in which a dancer springs from one foot to land on the other with one leg forward of their body and the other stretched backwards while in the air.
Example sentences
  • She has a grand jeté that she easily split from an almost standing start.
  • I'm having trouble getting enough height when doing a grand jeté.

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