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- 3 French
- 4 German
- 5 Northern Sami
- 6 Norwegian Bokmål
- 7 Norwegian Nynorsk
- 8 Spanish
ballet (plural ballets)
- A classical form of dance.
- A theatrical presentation of such dancing, usually with music, sometimes in the form of a story.
- The company of persons who perform this dance.
- (music) A light part song, frequently with a fa-la-la chorus, common among Elizabethan and Italian Renaissance composers.
- (heraldry) A bearing in coats of arms representing one or more balls, called bezants, plates, etc., according to colour.
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ballet m (plural ballets)
- “ballet” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- Second-person plural subjunctive I of ballen.
- inflection of :
ballet m (uncountable)