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American English: /ˈpoʊət/
British English: /ˈpəʊɪt/

Translation of poet in Spanish:


  • poeta, (-tisa) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The radio play became an art form in its own right and attracted novelists and poets as well as dramatists.
    • The two are linked by Heinrich Heine, the German poet whose writing spawned them.
    • I'm tempted to say that we have a good number of poets who can write but cannot read.

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