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versification

[ vur-suh-fi-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌvɜr sə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of versifying.
verse form; metrical structure.
a metrical version of something.
the art or practice of composing verses.
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Origin of versification

1595–1605; <Latin versificātiōn- (stem of versificātiō), equivalent to versificāt(us) (past participle of versificāre to versify; see -ate1) + -iōn--ion
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British Dictionary definitions for versification

versification
/ (ˌvɜːsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən) /

noun
the technique or art of versifying
the form or metrical composition of a poem
a metrical version of a prose text
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