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"serene" in British English

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sereneadjective

uk   /səˈriːn/  us   /səˈriːn/
serenely
adverb uk   /səˈriːn.li/  us   /səˈriːn.li/
She smiled serenely and said nothing.
serenity
noun [U] uk   /səˈren.ə.ti/  us   /səˈren.ə.t̬i/
C2 I admired her serenity in the midst of so much chaos.
(Definition of serene from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"serene" in American English

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sereneadjective

 us   /səˈrin/
peaceful and calm, or (of a person) not worried or excited: He approached the job with the serene confidence that he could succeed where others had failed.
serenity
noun [U]  us   /səˈren·ɪ·t̬i/
He wrote of the beauty and serenity of the great river.
(Definition of serene from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “serene”
in Spanish sereno…
in Vietnamese trầm lặng, thanh bình…
in Malaysian tenang…
in Thai สงบ…
in French serein…
in German heiter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平静的, 安详的…
in Turkish sakin, huzurlu, asude…
in Russian спокойный, безмятежный…
in Indonesian tenang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平靜的, 安詳的…
in Polish spokojny…
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