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corps de ballet

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌkɔː.dəˈbæl.eɪ/  us   /ˌkɔːr.də.bælˈeɪ /
the members of a group of ballet dancers who dance together, especially those who are not the main dancers
Translations of “corps de ballet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 芭蕾舞團, (尤指芭蕾舞團的)伴舞隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 芭蕾舞团, (尤指芭蕾舞团的)伴舞队…
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