There are 2 main definitions of pas in English:


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Pronunciation: /pɑː

noun (plural same)

A step in dancing, especially in classical ballet.
More example sentences
  • She pointed her foot, and stood on her other as she raised her foot to perform a grand jeté, followed by a two pas de chats, and a triple pirouette.
  • Transition steps, like a glissade or pas de bourrée, are often as important as pirouettes.
  • He also fell over in the pas de six in Giselle when dancing in Australia - doing a very easy ton levé, he slipped and slid like a seal.



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