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English definition of “silent”


adjective (NOT SPEAKING)   /ˈsɑɪ·lənt/
not speaking or making noise: I have remained silent till now, Mike, but I have to tell you what I think. If a letter in a word is silent, it is not pronounced: The "b" in doubt is silent.
(Definition of silent adjective (NOT SPEAKING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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