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English definition of “verse”

verse

noun [C/U]    /vɜrs/ literature
writing that is arranged in a rhythmic pattern; poems: [U] She has a talent for writing humorous verse. A verse is also one of the parts into which a poem or song is divided: [C] We’ll sing only the first and last verses. A verse is also one of the short parts into which the Bible is divided.
(Definition of verse noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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