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stately

adjective
 
 
/ˈsteɪtli/
formal and slow: a stately procession through the streetsManners and levels of formalityPolite and respectfulSlow and moving slowly
Translations of “stately”
in Korean 장엄한…
in Arabic فَخم, جَليل…
in Portuguese imponente…
in Catalan majestuós, imponent…
in Japanese 重々しい, 威厳のある…
in Italian maestoso, solenne…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威嚴的, 隆重的, 氣宇不凡的…
in Russian величественный…
in Turkish resmî ve yavaş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威严的, 隆重的, 气宇不凡的…
in Polish majestatyczny…
(Definition of stately from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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