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changement de pied

[ French shahnzh-mahnduh -pyey ]
/ French ʃɑ̃ʒ mɑ̃də ˈpyeɪ /
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noun, plural change·ments de pied [French shahnzh-mahnduh -pyey]. /French ʃɑ̃ʒ mɑ̃də ˈpyeɪ/. Ballet.

a jump in which the dancer's feet are reversed from the starting position.

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Origin of changement de pied

1830–40; <French: literally, change of foot
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