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English definition of “compose”


verb     /kəmˈpəʊz/
PARTS [T] B2 to be the parts that something consists of: [often passive] The committee was composed of elected leaders and citizens .Comprising and consisting ofIncluding and containing
MUSIC [I, T] B2 to write a piece of music Writing and typingWriting, reading and studying music
compose yourself to make yourself calm again after being angry or upset : He needed some time to compose himself.Calming and relaxing
WRITING [T] to write a speech , letter , etc , thinking carefully about the words to use: Laura was composing a letter of sympathy .Writing and typing
(Definition of compose verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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