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poemnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊ·əm/
literature a piece of writing in which the words are carefully chosen for the images and ideas they suggest, and in which the sounds of the words when read aloud often follow a particular rhythmic pattern
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poemnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.ɪm/  us   /ˈpoʊ.əm/
B1 a piece of writing in which the words are arranged in separate lines, often ending in rhyme, and are chosen for their sound and for the images and ideas they suggest: a book of love poems The poet recited some of her recent poems.

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Translations of “poem”
in Korean (한 편의) 시…
in Arabic قَصيدة…
in Malaysian puisi…
in French poème…
in Russian стихотворение, поэма…
in Chinese (Traditional) 詩…
in Italian poesia, poema…
in Turkish şiir…
in Polish wiersz…
in Spanish poema, poesía…
in Vietnamese bài thơ…
in Portuguese poema…
in Thai บทกวี…
in German das Gedicht…
in Catalan poema…
in Japanese 詩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诗…
in Indonesian puisi…
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