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dancer

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɑːn.sər/ us    /ˈdæn.sɚ/
A2 someone who dances either as a job or for pleasure: He's a dancer in the Royal Ballet. I never knew you were such a good dancer.
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in Korean 무용가, 춤추는 사람…
in Arabic راقِص…
in Portuguese dançarino, -a, bailarino…
in Catalan ballarí, -ina…
in Japanese 舞踏家, ダンサー, 踊る人…
in Italian ballerino, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舞蹈演員, 跳舞者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舞蹈演员, 跳舞者…
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