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bal·le·ri·na

 (băl′ə-rē′nə)
n.
1. A principal woman dancer in a ballet company.
2. A ballet dancer who is a woman or a girl.

[Italian, from ballare, to dance, from Late Latin ballāre, from Greek ballizein; see ball2.]
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ballerina

(ˌbæləˈriːnə)
n
1. (Ballet) a female ballet dancer
2. (Ballet) US the principal female dancer of a ballet company
[C18: from Italian, feminine of ballerino dancing master, from ballare to dance, from Late Latin ballāre: see ball2]
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bal•le•ri•na

(ˌbæl əˈri nə)

n., pl. -nas.
a female ballet dancer.
[1785–95; < Italian, feminine of ballerino professional dancer]
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ballerina

A female dancer of the chief classical roles in a company; also called prima ballerina.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ballerina - a female ballet dancerballerina - a female ballet dancer    
ballet dancer - a trained dancer who is a member of a ballet company
prima ballerina - a leading female ballet dancer
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Translations
balerínabaletka
ballerinaballetdanserinde
ballerinabalettitanssijatar
balerina
balerina
balletdansmær
バレリーナ
발레리나
balerina
balerīna
balerína
balerina
ballerina
นักเต้นบัลเลต์หญิง
nữ diễn viên ba lê

ballerina

[ˌbæləˈriːnə] Nbailarina f (de ballet)
prima ballerinaprimera bailarina f
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ballerina

[ˌbæləˈriːnə] nballerine f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ballerina

nBallerina f; (principal) → Primaballerina f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ballerina

[ˌbæləˈriːnə] nballerina (classica)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

ballerina

(bӕləˈriːnə) noun
a female (often principal) ballet-dancer. Pavlova was a famous ballerina.
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ballerina

راقِصَةُ الباليه baletka ballerina Ballerina μπαλαρίνα bailarina ballerina ballerine balerina ballerina バレリーナ 발레리나 ballerina ballerina baletnica bailarina балерина ballerina นักเต้นบัลเลต์หญิง balerin nữ diễn viên ba lê 芭蕾舞女演员
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