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déboîté

[French dey-bwa-tey] /French deɪ bwaˈteɪ/
noun, plural déboîtés
[French dey-bwa-tey] /French deɪ bwaˈteɪ/ (Show IPA).
Ballet.
1.
a step in which the dancer stands on the toes with legs together and then springs up, swinging one foot out and around to the back of the other.
Compare emboîté.
Origin of déboîté
< French: dislocated (noun use of past participle)
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