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quietenverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈkwaɪə.tən/ UK (US quiet)
to (​cause someone to) ​becomecalmer or less ​noisy: The ​barkingdogs quietened (down) when they ​recognized me.
(Definition of quieten from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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