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Translation of "silence" - English-Spanish dictionary

silence

noun   /ˈsaɪ·ləns/
B1 [no plural] a lack of sound silencio The three men ate in silence.
a period of time in which there is complete quiet or no speaking silencio There were long silences during the discussion.
verb   /ˈsaɪ·ləns/ ( present participle silencing, past tense and past participle silenced)
to stop something making a sound or stop someone from talking hacer callar, silenciar He silenced the alarm.
(Definition of silence from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

silence

noun /ˈsailəns/
(a period of) absence of sound or of speech silencio A sudden silence followed his remark.
failure to mention, tell something etc silencio Your silence on this subject is disturbing.
silencer noun
(British ) a piece of equipment fitted to a gun, or in an engine, for making noise less; muffler(American) silenciador It is illegal to drive a motorbike without a silencer fitted to the exhaust.
silent /-t/ adjective
free from noise silencioso The house was empty and silent.
not speaking callado He was silent on that subject.
not making any noise silencioso This lift is quite silent.
silently adverb
silenciosamente The audence silently listened to his every word.
in silence
without saying anything en silencio The children listened in silence to the story.
(Definition of silence from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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