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ballad meaning

EN[ˈbæləd]
US
WBallad
  • A ballad /ˈbæləd/ is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music. Ballads derive from the medieval French chanson balladée or ballade, which were originally "dancing songs".
  • Many ballads were written and sold as single sheet broadsides. The form was often used by poets and composers from the 18th century onwards to produce lyrical ballads.
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ballad
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Intransitive verbs
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      1. en ballads
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      5. en ballader
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      Meaning of ballad for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "ballad" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb.
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