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“assonance” in British English

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assonancenoun [ U ]

/ˈæs·ə·nəns/

literature the use of similar sounds, esp. vowels, in two or more words, as in "mellow wedding bells"

(Definition of “assonance” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)