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composed

adjective uk   /kəmˈpəʊzd/ us    /-ˈpoʊzd/
calm and in control of your emotions: She looked remarkably composed throughout the funeral.
composedly
adverb uk   /-ˈpəʊ.zɪd.li/ us    /-ˈpoʊ.zɪd.li/
Translations of “composed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鎮靜的,沉著的, 平靜的…
in Russian сдержанный, владеющий собой…
in Turkish sakin, kendine hakim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 镇静的,沉着的, 平静的…
in Polish opanowany…
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