devant

adverb de·vant \dəˈväⁿ\

Definition of devant

  1. :  in front :  forward —used in ballet of the execution of a step or of the movement of an arm or leg in front of the body

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Origin and Etymology of devant

French, from Old French devant, davant, from de from (from Latin de) + avant before, from Latin abante — more at de-, advance


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