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iambic pentameter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
iambic pentameteriˌambic penˈtameter noun [countable, uncountable]  ALa common pattern of beats in English poetry, in which each line consists of five iambs
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iambic pentameterThen he began a speech, and it could have been iambic pentameter.
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