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noun ballet pronunciation in British English /ˈbæleɪ/
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pluralballets

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  1. [uncountable] a type of dancing used for telling a story, with complicated movements that need great skill and a lot of training
    classical/modern ballet
    His dream had been to study ballet.
    a ballet dancer/school/company
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    1. a.
      [countable] a performance of ballet
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      [singular] a group of dancers who perform ballet
      the Bolshoi Ballet
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