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Turkish translation of “silence”

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silence

noun
 
 
/ˈsaɪləns/
NO SOUND [U] B1 when there is no sound
sessizlik, sükût
The three men ate in silence. No sound broke the silence of the wintry landscape.Silence and quiet
NO TALKING [U] when someone says nothing about a particular subject
susma, suskunluk, sessiz kalma
She ended her silence yesterday and spoke to a TV reporter about the affair.Falling silent and not speaking
PERIOD OF TIME [C] B2 a period of time when there is no sound or no talking
sessizlik, sükûnet, dinginlik
an awkward/embarrassed silenceSilence and quiet
Translations of “silence”
in Korean 침묵, 고요…
in Arabic سُكوت, صَمْت…
in French silence…
in Italian silenzio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安靜, 寧靜, 寂靜…
in Russian тишина, молчание, пауза…
in Polish cisza, milczenie…
in Spanish silencio…
in Portuguese silêncio…
in German das Schweigen, die Schweigsamkeit…
in Catalan silenci…
in Japanese 静けさ, 沈黙・無言の間(ま)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安静, 宁静, 寂静…
(Definition of silence noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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