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pirouette

Pronunciation: /ˌpɪrəˈwet; ˌpɪrʊˈet/

Translation of pirouette in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • giro (masculine), vuelta (feminine); (in ballet) pirouette (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • By the end of that week, I could consistently execute quadruple pirouettes to both right and left.
    • In classical ballet pirouettes are executed on pointe, as are arabesques.
    • Laurie, in her ecstatic state, executed a pirouette, and began to sing in earnest.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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