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English definition of “asleep”

asleep

adjective     /əˈsliːp/
be asleep B1 to be sleeping: The children are asleep. I was fast/sound asleep (= sleeping deeply).Sleep and sleepingDreaming
fall asleep B1 to start sleeping: He fell asleep in front of the TV.Sleep and sleepingDreaming
(Definition of asleep adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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