ballet

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈbæleɪ/ or /bælɪ/
  • (AU) IPA (key): /bælæe/
  • (NZ) IPA (key): /bɛlæe/
  • (Scotland) IPA (key): /bɐleː/ or /bɐlɪː/
  • (US) enPR: bă-lāʹ or băʹlā(') IPA (key): /bæˈleɪ/ or /ˈbæ(ˌ)leɪ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bal‧let

Noun[change]

Singular
ballet

Plural
ballets

A pas de deux of a production of the ballet Don Quixote.
  1. (uncountable) Ballet is a type of dancing from France.
    Jim and Lisa liked to watch ballet.
  2. (countable) A ballet is any dance done in the style of ballet.
    What is your favorite ballet?

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