pas de deux

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pas de deux

 (dœ)
n. pl. pas de deux
1. A dance for two, especially a dance in ballet consisting of an entrée and adagio, a variation for each dancer, and a coda.
2. A close relationship between two people or things, as during an activity.

[French : pas, step + de, of, for + deux, two.]

pas de deux

(French pɑddø)
n, pl pas de deux
(Ballet) ballet a sequence for two dancers
[French: step for two]

pas de deux

(ˌpɑ də ˈdœ)

n., pl. pas de deux (ˈdœ, ˈdœz)
1. a dance for two persons.
2. a set dance for a ballerina and a danseur noble, consisting typically of an entrée, an adagio, a variation for each dancer, and a coda.
[1755–65; < French: literally, step for two]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pas de deux - (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)pas de deux - (ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
adagio - a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers
ballet, concert dance - a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
Translations

pas de deux

[ˈpɑːdəˈdɜː] Npaso m a dos

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