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quiet

adjective /ˈkwaiət/
not making very much, or any, noise; without very much, or any, noise
tranquilo; silencioso; callado
Tell the children to be quiet It’s very quiet out in the country a quiet person.
free from worry, excitement etc
tranquilo, relajado, calmado
I live a very quiet life.
without much movement or activity; not busy
tranquilo
We’ll have a quiet afternoon watching television.
(of colours/colors) not bright.
discreto
quieten verb (often with down) to make or become quiet
calmar(se)
I expect you to quieten down when I come into the classroom.
to remove or lessen (a person’s fears, doubts etc)
calmar, apaciguar
The purpose of his speech was to quieten people’s fears about the new legislation.
quietly adverb
tranquilamente; silenciosamente
She was sitting quietly in the corner.
quietness noun
tranquilidad, quietud, calma
keep quiet about to say nothing about; to keep secret
guardar para sí, guardar un secreto, mantener en secreto, no decir nada sobre
I’d like you to keep quiet about the child’s father being in prison.
on the quiet secretly; without letting anyone find out
en secreto, a la chita callando
He went out of the office to enjoy a cigarette on the quiet.
quiet is an adjective: She has a quiet voice; Keep quiet. quite is an adverb: This book is quite good.
(Definition of quiet from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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