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EN[ˈpəʊ̯ɪm] [ˈpʰəʊ̯ɪm] [ˈpoʊ̯əm] [ˈpʰoʊ̯əm] [poʊ̯m]
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    Definition of poem in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpoems
    1. A literary piece written in verse.
      1. Some poems, echoing the purpose of early poetic treatises on scientific principles, attempt to elucidate the mathematical concepts that underlie prime numbers. Others play with primes’ cultural associations. Still others derive their structure from mathematical patterns involving primes.
    2. A piece of writing in the tradition of poetry, an instance of poetry.
      1. A piece of poetic writing, that is with an intensity or depth of expression or inspiration greater than is usual in prose.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The poem re-enchants the bull by setting imaginary walls and thresholds around it.
          • An' stop they scraightin' childt, Do shut thy face! - From "The Collier's Wife", a dialect poem by D. H. Lawrence
          • Tourian's poem exhibits a central strand of the Catholic tradition which has been suppressed in Armenian religious life but needs to be resurfaced.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Excellent descriptive power and frequent brilliant lines in this adoxographic poem.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        3. en poematic
        4. en poemless
        5. en poemlike
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        Grammatically, this word "poem" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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