[ French ahn-bwa-tey ]
/ French ɑ̃ bwaˈteɪ /
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noun, plural em·boî·tés [ahn-bwa-tey]. /ɑ̃ bwaˈteɪ/. Ballet.
a step, performed in series, in which the dancer stands on the toes with legs together and then springs up, swinging one foot out and around to the front of the other.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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