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ten·du 1

Any of several Asian ebony trees.

[Hindi tendū, from Sanskrit tainduka-, pertaining to tindukaḥ, the evergreen tree Diospyros embryopteris.]

ten·du 2

(tän-do͞o′, täN-dü′)
Relating to or being a ballet position in which a muscle or limb is stretched out: battement tendu.

[French, from past participle of tendre, to stretch, from Old French, from Latin tendere; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]


(tɑːnˈduː) ballet
(Ballet) a position in ballet
(Ballet) extended
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The local tribal communities of Madias, Oraon, Gonds and Pradhan rely on the forest for employment in timber harvesting, tendu leaf collection for beedi manufacture, and collection of Mahua flowers and honey.
The Forest department has authorized the Primary Forest Produce Procurement Societies in the collection the Tendu leaves done by forest-dwelling communities.
THE Voluntary Health Association of India ( VHAI) has stated in a report that the people employed in the tobacco industry a" farmers, tendu leaf pluckers or bidi rollers a" earn little and face many occupational hazards and health risks.
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Mais, dans un climat tendu, la campagne referendaire s'etait achevee vendredi, apres plusieurs jours d'interdiction des rassemblements publics et des violences meurtrieres qui ont ravive dans l'opinion le spectre des episodes de guerre civile entre 1993 a 2003.
Going POLYTRACK: STANDARD Weather Fine, warm Wind Fresh, half behind STAR PERFORMER Tendu (6.