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English definition of “quieten”

quieten

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkwaɪə.tən/ UK (US quiet) us  
to (cause someone to) become calmer or less noisy: The barking dogs quietened (down) when they recognized me.Peaceful and tranquilSilence and quiet
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