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- noun In ballet, the rising from a position in which the feet are flat on the floor to a position in which the dancer balances on one or both feet on at least demi-pointe.
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- noun ballet A position in which the dancer rises from any position to
balanceon one or both feet on at least demi-pointe, or possibly full pointe
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From the French relevé ("lifted")
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