Definition of 'ballerina'
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She is the acclaimed former ballerina and he is the supreme contemporary dancer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So how much is a principal ballerina paid? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Trying to Zumba in the suburbs with a former worldclass ballerina? Times, Sunday Times (2012)For this former ballerina and beauty pageant winner, diversity has been the key to success. Times, Sunday Times (2008)L is a former prima ballerina who danced all over the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I like the idea of combining the prima donna and prima ballerina of the pudding world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The new season's challenge will also probably involve daring to bare with all the grace of a prima ballerina. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And I have done some ballerina pumps for next season. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Her parents were sitting in the front row and "I was for them the prima ballerina! Words Of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath (2006)Wall was to dance with many principal ballerinas of the RB. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The great Russian ballerina here presents a programme tailor-made for her. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A model of the modern Russian ballerina, she can handle contemporary and classical styles with equal aplomb. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But there was archive footage of the great ballerina on screen (looking exotic and legendary) and a vague link to some of her most famous roles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'ballerina'
British English: ballerina /ˌbæləˈriːnə/ NOUN
A ballerina is a woman ballet dancer.
- American English: ballerina
- Arabic: راقِصَةُ الباليه
- Brazilian Portuguese: bailarina
- Chinese: 芭蕾舞女演员
- Croatian: balerina
- Czech: baletka
- Danish: ballerina
- Dutch: ballerina
- European Spanish: bailarina
- Finnish: ballerina
- French: ballerine personne
- German: Ballerina
- Greek: μπαλαρίνα
- Italian: ballerina
- Japanese: バレリーナ
- Korean: 발레리나
- Norwegian: ballerina
- Polish: baletnica
- European Portuguese: bailarina
- Romanian: balerină
- Russian: балерина
- Spanish: bailarina
- Swedish: ballerina
- Thai: นักเต้นบัลเลต์หญิง
- Turkish: balerin
- Ukrainian: балерина
- Vietnamese: nữ diễn viên ba lê
Definition of ballerina from the Collins English Dictionary
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