Definition of tendu in English:

tendu

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Pronunciation: /tɒ̃ˈd(j)uː
 
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adjective

[postpositive] Ballet
  • (Of a position) stretched out or held tautly: battement tendu
    More example sentences
    • Standing in first position, dancers tendu to second to show alignment and placement.
    • In barre work, people do tendu after tendu.
    • She would often work on tendu or pas de chat for the entire lesson.

Origin

French.

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