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calm

adjective uk   /kɑːm/ us  
B1 peaceful, quiet, and without worry: He has a very calm manner. Now keep calm everyone, the police are on their way. without hurried movement or noise: After a night of fighting, the streets are now calm. B1 describes weather when there is no wind, or the sea or a lake when it is still and has no waves
calmly
adverb uk   /ˈkɑːm.li/ us  
B2 in a quiet or relaxed way: She reacted surprisingly calmly to the news of his death.
calmness
noun [U] uk   /ˈkɑːm.nəs/ us  

calm

verb [T] uk   /kɑːm/ us  
to stop someone feeling upset, angry, or excited: He tried to calm the screaming baby by rocking it back and forth. calm sb's fears to make someone feel less worried about something
Phrasal verbs

calm

noun uk   /kɑːm/ us  
a quiet or peaceful period or situation: It was the calm of the countryside that he loved so much. a quiet and relaxed manner
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