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English definition of “effleurage”


noun [U]     /ˌef.ləˈrɑːʒ/ US  /ˌef.ləˈrɑːʒ/ specialized
the use of gentle, circular hand movements in massage (= rubbing or pressing someone's body to relax them or reduce pain)Physiotherapy, massage and osteopathy
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