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English definition of “compose”

compose

verb [I or T] (PRODUCE ART)    /kəmˈpəʊz/ US  /-ˈpoʊz/
B2 to produce music , poetry , or formal writing: Prokofiev started composing at the age of five. The music was specially composed for the film . a piece of music composed for the flute He composed this poem for his wife .formal My lawyer is going to compose a letter of complaint .Writing, reading and studying musicWriting and typing
(Definition of compose verb (PRODUCE ART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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