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"free verse" in British English

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free versenoun [U]

uk   us  
poetry whose ​lines do not have a ​regularpattern
(Definition of free verse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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free versenoun [U]

 /ˈfri ˈvɜrs/
literature a ​style of writing ​poems without ​regularrhythm or ​rhyme (= two or more words ​ending with the same ​sound)
(Definition of free verse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “free verse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自由体诗(没有固定格律)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自由體詩(沒有固定格律)…
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