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English definition of “soft landing”

soft landing

noun [C usually singular]    
an occasion when a person or vehicle comes down from the air to the ground without difficulty or damageSpace travel
(Definition of soft landing noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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