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free verse

noun [U] uk   us  
poetry whose lines do not have a regular pattern
Translations of “free verse”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由體詩(沒有固定格律)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由体诗(没有固定格律)…
(Definition of free verse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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