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  1. Outward. When a movement, step, or turn of the body is performed away from the supporting leg.
  2. ["outward"]. Used to describe motion away from the front of the body. In a pirouette en dehors, the dancer turns so the raised leg moves away from the front. In a rond de jambe en dehors, the working leg moves in a half-circle away from the front toward the back. Source: Vance's Fantastic - BALLET DICTIONARY