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compose

verb /kəmˈpəuz/
to form by putting parts together
componer
The word ’cat’ is composed of three letters.
to write (eg music, poetry etc)
componer
Mozart began to compose when he was six years old.
to control (oneself) after being upset
calmarse, serenarse
She took a moment to compose herself before beginning her speech.
composed adjective (of people) quiet and calm
sereno, tranquilo
She looked quite composed.
composer noun a writer, especially of a piece of music
compositor
a classical composer.
composition /kompəˈziʃən/ noun something composed, eg music
composición
His latest composition is a piano concerto.
the act of composing
composición
the technical difficulties of composition.
an essay written as a school exercise
redacción
The children had to write a composition about their holiday.
the parts of which a thing is made
composición
Have you studied the composition of the chemical?
composure /-ʒə/ noun calmness
calma, compostura
I admired her composure while under pressure.
(Definition of compose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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