corps de ballet
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corps de bal·let(kôr′ də bă-lā′)
The dancers in a ballet troupe who perform as a group and do not appear as soloists.
[French : corps, corps + de, of + ballet, ballet.]
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corps de ballet(ˈkɔː də ˈbæleɪ; French kɔr də balɛ)
(Ballet) the members of a ballet company who dance together in a group
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corps de bal•let(ˌkɔr də bæˈleɪ, ˈbæl eɪ, ˌkoʊr)
the dancers in a ballet company who perform as a group and have no solo parts.
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corps de ballet
Usually the dancers in the company not classed as soloists who dance together. In the Paris Opera, the whole company are known as the corps, lower ranks being called les quadrilles.
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corps de ballet[ˈkɔːdəˈbæleɪ] n → corpo di ballo
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