poet laureate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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poet laureatenoun [C usually singular]

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in the UK, a ​poet given a ​specialposition by the ​king or ​queen, who is ​asked to write ​poems about ​importantpublicoccasions: that most ​illustrious Poet Laureate, Alfred ​Lord Tennyson
(Definition of poet laureate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)桂冠诗人…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)桂冠詩人…
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