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sedate

adjective uk   /sɪˈdeɪt/ us  
avoiding excitement or great activity and usually calm and relaxed: The fight against a chemical storage site has transformed a normally sedate village into a battleground. The speed limit is a sedate 55 mph.
sedately
adverb uk   /-li/ us  

sedate

verb [T] uk   /sɪˈdeɪt/ us  
to cause a person or animal to be very calm or go to sleep by giving them a drug: When I saw him after the accident he was still in shock and was heavily sedated.
Translations of “sedate”
in Spanish tranquilo, sereno, sosegado…
in French posé…
in German gesetzt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安靜的, 平靜的…
in Russian спокойный, размеренный…
in Turkish sakin, sessiz, ağırbaşlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安静的, 平静的…
in Polish stateczny…
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