noun en·lève·ment \äⁿlevmäⁿ\

Definition of enlèvement



  1. :  the lift into the air of a ballerina by her supporting male dancer

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Origin and Etymology of enlèvement

French, action of lifting, from Middle French enlevement, from enlever to lift, raise (from Old French, to raise, from en from that place—from Latin inde, akin to Latin is he and to Latin de from—+ lever to raise) + -ment — more at iterate, de-, lever

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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