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settled

adjective uk   /ˈset.l̩d/  us   /ˈset̬-/

settled adjective (COMFORTABLE)

[after verb] If you feel settled in a job, school, etc., you have become familiar with it and are comfortable and happy there: Now that the children are settled at school, we don't really want to move again. Although I worked there for over a year, I never really felt settled.

settled adjective (HOME)

living somewhere, especially permanently: After many years of travelling around, we're now enjoying a more settled life.

settled adjective (QUIET)

Settled weather is calm and unlikely to change: It looks as if we are in for a settled spell this week.
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