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adjective  us   /ˈsɑl·əm/
having or showing serious purpose and determination: He looked stern and solemn, and rarely spoke. The memorial was a very solemn occasion.
noun [U]  us   /səˈlem·nɪ·t̬i/
There was an air of solemnity in the room.
adverb  us   /ˈsɑl·əm·li/
Borden solemnly promised that he would take care of it.
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