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Spanish translation of “silence”

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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