corps de ballet

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corps de ballet

[kawr duh ba-ley, bal-ey; French kawr duh ba-le]
noun
the dancers in a ballet company who perform as a group and have no solo parts.

Origin:
1820–30; < French; see corps, ballet

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corps de ballet (ˈkɔː də ˈbæleɪ, French kɔr də balɛ)
 
n
the members of a ballet company who dance together in a group

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In that fashion, not unlike a giraffe pretending to be a member of the corps de ballet, he improvised a crossing to safety.
Thus the number of swans in the ensemble has been increased in an attempt to make the corps de ballet really fill the stage.
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