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ballet British & World English

An artistic dance form performed to music, using precise and highly formalized set steps and gestures. Classical ballet, which originated in Renaissance Italy and established its present form during the 19th century, is characterized by light, graceful movements and the use of pointe shoes with reinforced toes

ballet shoe British & World English

A light, round-toed shoe with very flat heels for women or girls, resembling the type worn by ballet dancers

ballet dancer British & World English

A person who dances in ballets

ballet master British & World English

A person employed by a ballet company to teach and rehearse dancers

Bolshoi Ballet British & World English

A Moscow ballet company. Since 1825 it has been based at the Bolshoi Theatre, where it staged the first production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake (1877)

Russian ballet British & World English

A style of ballet developed at the Russian Imperial Ballet Academy, popularized in the West by Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes from 1909

corps de ballet British & World English

The members of a ballet company who dance together as a group

Vic-Wells Ballet British & World English

A ballet company set up by Ninette de Valois, based first at the Old Vic and from 1931 established at Sadler’s Wells Theatre. The company later became the Sadler’s Wells Ballet which in turn became part of the newly formed Royal Ballet

jazz ballet in jazz British & World English

A style of theatrical dance performed to jazz or popular music

ballet pump in ballet shoe British & World English

A light, round-toed shoe with very flat heels for women or girls, resembling the type worn by ballet dancers

ballet flat in ballet shoe British & World English

A light, round-toed shoe with very flat heels for women or girls, resembling the type worn by ballet dancers

ballet English-Spanish

ballet masculine

ballet Spanish-English

ballet

ballet shoe English-Spanish

zapatilla

ballet dancer English-Spanish

bailarín, -rina masculine, feminine de ballet

ballet school English-Spanish

escuela feminine de ballet

ballet skirt English-Spanish

tutú masculine

corps de ballet New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

members of a ballet company who dance together

escuela de ballet Spanish-English

ballet school

bailarina de ballet Spanish-English

ballerina, ballet dancer

escuela de ballet Spanish-English

ballet school

bailarina de ballet Spanish-English

ballerina, ballet dancer

quiere dejar el ballet in dejar Spanish-English

he wants to give up ballet dancing

he thinks ballet is unmanly in unmanly English-Spanish

cree que el ballet no es cosa de hombres

la borré de la clase de ballet in borrar Spanish-English

I took her out of ballet classes, I stopped her ballet lessons