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Definition of assonance noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

assonance

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈæsənəns//
 
[uncountable] (technology)
 
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the effect created when two syllables in words that are close together have the same vowel sound, but different consonants, for example barn and farm
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: assonance