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prose
American English: /proʊz/
British English: /prəʊz/

Translation of prose in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (Literature) (before noun) prose author prose style
    estilo (masculine) prosístico
    prose works
    obras (feminine plural) en prosa
    Example sentences
    • He points to the clear, simple prose of Ernest Hemingway and Samuel Beckett as examples of brilliant writing that is not bewildering for its complexity.
    • So I think people who are trying to help students genuinely write better English prose are doing a noble service.
    • To say that a man cannot write clear prose is not necessarily to blame him.

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