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English definition of “steady”

steady

adjective (GRADUAL)    /ˈsted.i/
B2 happening in a smooth, gradual, and regular way, not suddenly or unexpectedly: The procession moved through the streets at a steady pace. Orders for new ships are rising, after several years of steady decline. Over the last ten years he has produced a steady flow/stream/trickle of articles and papers. Progress has been slow but steady.Slow and moving slowly steadiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Slow and moving slowlyStraight, even and levelMovement
(Definition of steady adjective (GRADUAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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