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low-keyadjective

uk   us   /ˌləʊˈkiː/
A low-key event is quiet and without a great show of excitement: The wedding was a low-key affair, with fewer than 30 people attending.
Translations of “low-key”
in Chinese (Traditional) (活動)低調的,不張揚的…
in Russian неброский, сдержанный…
in Turkish mütevazı, sade, dikkat çekmeyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (活动)低调的,不张扬的…
in Polish skromny…
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