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British English: /dɑːns/
American English: /dæns/

Translation of dance in French:


  • 1 (movement)
    (art form) uncountable
    la danse
    to ask somebody for a dance
    inviter quelqu'un à danser
    may I have the next dance?
    voulez-vous m'accorder la prochaine danse?
    the Dance of Death
    la danse macabre
    before n (band, company, floor, music, shoes, step, studio, wear)

transitive verb

  • 1
    (steps, dance)
    he danced her away
    il l'a emmenée en dansant
  • 2 (dandle)
    faire danser

intransitive verb

  • [literal] [figurative]
    with avec
    to dance for joy to dance with rage
    trépigner de rage
    to dance to music
    danser sur de la musique


to dance the night away

passer la nuit à danser

to lead somebody a merry dance

donner du fil à retordre à quelqu'un

Phrasal verbs

dance about

dance up and down
sautiller sur place

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