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noun dance pronunciation in British English /dɑːns/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a pattern of movements that you make with your feet and your body, following the sound of music
    do a dance:

    They did traditional Scottish dances.

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  2. 2
    [countable] music a piece of music written or played for people to dance to

    Outside a band was playing the Cornish Floral Dance.

    dance tunes

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  3. 3
    [countable] a social event where there is music for people to dance to

    the school Christmas dance

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  4. 4
    [uncountable] the activity or job of dancing in order to entertain an audience

    She teaches drama and dance.

    a dance teacher/school/class


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