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English definition of “iambic pentameter”

iambic pentameter

noun [U]    /ɑɪˈæm·bɪk penˈtæm·ɪ·t̬ər/
literature a style of writing poems in lines of ten syllables with emphasis on the second, fourth, sixth, eighth, and tenth syllable
(Definition of iambic pentameter noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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