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levade

Line breaks: le¦vade
Pronunciation: /ləˈvɑːd/

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Definition of levade in English:

noun

A movement performed in classical riding, in which the horse lifts its forelegs from the ground and balances on its deeply bent hind legs.

Origin

1940s: from French, from lever 'raise'.

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