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Definition of poetic licence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

poetic licence

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; NAmE
 
(North American English poetic license) [uncountable]
 
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the freedom to change facts, the normal rules of language, etc. in a special piece of writing or speech in order to achieve a particular effect He used a little poetic licence to embroider a good story.

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