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dance

verb [I/T]  us   /dæns/
to move the body and feet in rhythm to music: [I] Who was she dancing with at the party? [T] They danced a waltz. If something dances, it moves quickly and easily: [I] Sunlight danced on the water.

dance

noun [C/U]  us   /dæns/
an act of dancing, or a particular set of movements: [C] “May I have this dance?” he asked. [C] The next dance will be a waltz. [U] Do you take dance lessons? A dance is also a social occasion at which people dance: [C] the eighth-grade dance
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