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Definición de “quiet” en inglés

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quietadjective

uk   us   /kwaɪət/
A2 making very little noise: She spoke in a quiet voice so as not to wake him. It's so quiet without the kids here. Please be quiet (= stop talking)! Could you keep quiet while I'm on the phone, please? She was as quiet as a mouse (= very quiet). I didn't even know she'd come in. Note: Do not confuse with quite.A2 having little activity or excitement and few people: a quiet, peaceful little village It was a quiet wedding, with just a few friends and relations. Business is quiet during the holidays.B1 A quiet person is one who does not talk much: He was a quiet, almost taciturn, young man.keep (sth) quiet C2 to try to stop other people from finding out about a fact: She managed to keep the operation quiet for a while. Davies kept quiet about the amount of money being spent.
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quietness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
This luxury car offers comfort, quietness and speed.

quietnoun [U]

uk   us   /kwaɪət/
B2 the state of being silent: Let's have some quiet! I go camping for some peace and quiet (= absence of activity and excitement).

quietverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈkwaɪə.t/ US (UK quieten)
to (cause someone to) become calmer or less noisy: The barking dogs quieted when they recognized me.
(Definition of quiet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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