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pas d'action

[ French pah dak-syawn ]
/ French pɑ dakˈsyɔ̃ /
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noun, plural pas d'ac·tion.Ballet.
a dramatic, pantomimic dance sequence serving to advance the plot.
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Origin of pas d'action

1950–55; <French: step of action
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