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blank versenoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​type of ​poetry that does not rhyme, usually with ten ​syllables in each ​line
(Definition of blank verse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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blank versenoun [U]

 us   /ˈblæŋk ˈvɜrs/
literature a ​style of writing ​poems without using ​rhyme (= words that end with the same ​sound)
(Definition of blank verse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blank verse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无韵诗,素体诗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無韻詩,素體詩…
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