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Exhibition vs Ballet - What's the difference?

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Exhibition is a related term of ballet.

As nouns the difference between exhibition and ballet

is that exhibition is an instance of exhibiting, or something exhibited while ballet is a classical form of dance.



(en noun)
  • An instance of exhibiting, or something exhibited.
  • A large scale public showing of objects or products.
  • There was an art exhibition on in the town hall.
    a boat exhibition
  • (UK) A financial award or prize given to a student (who becomes an exhibitioner) by a school or university, usually on the basis of academic merit.
  • * 1978 , (Lawrence Durrell), Livia'', Faber & Faber 1992 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 352:
  • He was a scholarship boy who had won an Exhibition to Oxford, and then, like so many others, had found himself thrown upon the slave market of pedagogy.

    Derived terms

    * exhibitionism * make an exhibition of oneself



    (wikipedia ballet)


    (en noun)
  • A classical form of dance.
  • A theatrical presentation of such dancing, usually with music, sometimes in the form of a story.
  • The company of persons who perform this dance.
  • (music) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa-la burden or chorus, most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
  • (heraldry) A bearing in coats of arms representing one or more balls, called bezants, plates, etc., according to colour.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Derived terms

    * ballet dancer * ballet flats * ballet music

    See also

    * mime * modern dance ----