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English definition of “composed”

composed

adjective uk   /kəmˈpəʊzd/ us    /-ˈpoʊzd/
calm and in control of your emotions: She looked remarkably composed throughout the funeral.Calm and relaxed
composedly
adverb uk   /-ˈpəʊ.zɪd.li/ us    /-ˈpoʊ.zɪd.li/
Calm and relaxed
(Definition of composed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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