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poetry

noun [U] uk   /ˈpəʊ.ɪ.tri/ us    /ˈpoʊ.ə-/
B1 poems in general as a form of literature: contemporary poetry and prose She started writing poetry at a young age. a very beautiful or emotional quality: This film has a savage poetry and brilliance.
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