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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The study of poetic meter and the art of versification; The patterns of stress and intonation in a language; a system of versification.

Usage examples (37)
  • His prosody is based upon the numbers five and seven, a
  • Chinese prosody is a very difficult thing for an Occidental to understand.
  • It seems like this whole discussion thread needs a lesson in prosody, mainly because everyone is getting them wrong.
  • QUANTITY, the length of a syllable; established by convention in classical prosody; in English prosody very uncertain but always present. for more
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