steady adjective Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “steady” - Learner’s Dictionary

steady

adjective
 
 
/ˈstedi/
GRADUAL B2 happening at a gradual, regular rate: steady economic growth He has had a steady flow/stream of visitors.Frequency and regularity - general words
STILL B2 still and not shaking: You need steady hands to be a dentist. →  Opposite unsteady Immobility
NOT CHANGING not changing: She drove at a steady speed.Keeping and staying the sameNot able to be changedSteady, regular and unchanged
steady job/work a job that is likely to continue for a long time and pay you regular moneyJobs, careers and professionsWorkingEmployment status and types of work
steadily adverb steadiness noun [U]
(Definition of steady adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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