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Meaning of “couplet” in the English Dictionary

"couplet" in British English

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coupletnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkʌp.lət/
two ​lines of ​poetry next to each other, ​especiallyones that rhyme (= have words with the same ​sounds) and have the same ​length and ​rhythm: a rhyming couplet
(Definition of couplet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coupletnoun [C]

 /ˈkʌp·lɪt/
literature a ​pair of ​lines in a ​poem, esp. when ​connected by ​rhythm, ​rhyme (= words that end with the same ​sound), or ​meaning
(Definition of couplet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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