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poetrynoun [U]

 us   /ˈpoʊ·ɪ·tri/
literature poems, esp. as a form of literature: the poetry of John Donne
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poetrynoun [U]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.ɪ.tri/  us   /ˈpoʊ.ə.tri/
B1 poems in general as a form of literature: contemporary poetry and prose She started writing poetry at a young age.
a very beautiful or emotional quality: This film has a savage poetry and brilliance.

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Translations of “poetry”
in Arabic شِعْر…
in Korean (일반적인) 시…
in Portuguese poesia…
in Catalan poesia…
in Japanese 詩…
in Chinese (Simplified) (总称)诗,诗歌, 诗意…
in Turkish şiir…
in Russian поэзия…
in Chinese (Traditional) (總稱)詩,詩歌, 詩意…
in Italian poesia…
in Polish poezja…
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