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compose

verb   /kəmˈpəʊz/ ( present participle composing, past tense and past participle composed)
be composed of something
If something is composed of other things, it has those things in it estar compuesto por algo The committee is composed of three men and six women.
to write a piece of music, a poem, etc. componer
(Definition of compose from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

compose

verb /kəmˈpəuz/
to form by putting parts together componer The word ’cat’ is composed of three letters.
to write (eg music, poetry etc) componer Mozart began to compose when he was six years old.
to control (oneself) after being upset calmarse, serenarse She took a moment to compose herself before beginning her speech.
composed adjective
(of people) quiet and calm sereno, tranquilo She looked quite composed.
composer noun
a writer, especially of a piece of music compositor a classical composer.
composition /kompəˈziʃən/ noun
something composed, eg music composición His latest composition is a piano concerto.
the act of composing composición the technical difficulties of composition.
an essay written as a school exercise redacción The children had to write a composition about their holiday.
the parts of which a thing is made composición Have you studied the composition of the chemical?
composure /-ʒə/ noun
calmness calma, compostura I admired her composure while under pressure.
(Definition of compose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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