soutenu

adjective
sou·​te·​nu | \¦sütə¦nü\

Definition of soutenu 

of a ballet movement

: executed in a drawn-out manner : sustained

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History and Etymology for soutenu

French, from past participle of soutenir to sustain, from Old French sustenir

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