how to pronounce polonaise


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polonaise is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of polonaise


  1. A garnish made with melted butter, breadcrumbs, and herbs.
  2. A woman's dress having a tight bodice and a skirt divided to show a coloured underskirt.
  3. Synonym of Polish bed.
  4. A short overcoat bordered with fur.
  5. Music for this dance.
  6. A stately Polish dance in triple time and moderate tempo.


  1. Of or pertaining to the Poles, or to Poland.


  1. The Polish language.


  1. To dance the polonaise.

polonaise frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word polonaise occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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