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ease

noun [U]     /iːz/
B2 the state of experiencing no difficulty, effort, pain, etc.: She won the 400 metre race with ease. The doors are extra-wide for ease of access (= so that people can get in without difficulty).Easiness and simplicity at (your) ease B2 relaxed: He felt completely at ease. She soon put/set me at ease (= made me relaxed) .Calm and relaxed at ease (also standing at ease) If someone, especially a soldier, is at ease, they are standing with their feet apart and their hands behind their back.Military training and ceremoniesSitting and standing Soldiers who are at ease are standing with their feet apart and their hands behind their back.Military training and ceremoniesSitting and standing
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