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poet laureate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
poet laureateˌpoet ˈlaureate noun (plural poets laureate) [countable]  ALa poet who is chosen by a king, queen, president etc to write poems on important national occasions
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poet laureateLater he became poet laureate of the United States.Morris wrote endlessly and was even offered the post of poet laureate.
Poet LaureateˌPoet ˈLaureate, poet laureate noun [countable]  a poet who is appointed by the king or queen in Britain to write poems on important occasions
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