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English definition of “sober”

sober

verb [I or T]     /ˈsəʊ.bər/ US  /ˈsoʊ.bɚ/
to become more calm and serious , or to make someone do this: News of the tragedy sobered us.Lacking humour
(Definition of sober verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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