enchaînement

noun
en·​chaîne·​ment | \ äⁿshānmäⁿ, -shen- \
plural -s

Definition of enchaînement

: a short series of steps in ballet comprising a phrase which can be repeated or varied

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History and Etymology for enchaînement

French, enchaînement, series, action of binding with chains, from Middle French enchainement chain, from enchainer + -ment

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“Enchaînement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encha%C3%AEnement. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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