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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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in Korean (일반적인) 시…
in Arabic شِعْر…
in Portuguese poesia…
in Catalan poesia…
in Japanese 詩…
in Italian poesia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (總稱)詩,詩歌, 詩意…
in Russian поэзия…
in Turkish şiir…
in Chinese (Simplified) (总称)诗,诗歌, 诗意…
in Polish poezja…
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