Translation of "silence" - English-Turkish dictionary

silence

noun uk us /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.
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.
PERIOD OF TIME [ C ]

B2 a period of time when there is no sound or no talking

sessizlik, sükûnet, dinginlik
an awkward/embarrassed silence

(Translation of “silence noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)