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Translation of "quiet" - English-Spanish dictionary

quiet

adjective   /kwaɪ·ət/
A2 making little or no noise callado Can you be quiet, please? We’re trying to work.
A2 lacking noise or activity tranquilo I fancy a quiet night in tonight. I need some quiet time today.
B1 If someone is quiet, they talk very little. reservado He was a shy, quiet man.
quietness noun [no plural] /kwaɪ·ət·nəs/
silencio, tranquilidad
noun [no plural]   /kwaɪ·ət/
a state in which there is little or no noise silencio She needs a bit of peace and quiet.
(Definition of quiet from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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