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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)
    de danse

transitive verb

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

intransitive verb

  • [literal] [figurative]
    danser (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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