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English definition of “steady”

steady

adjective (FIRM)    /ˈsted.i/
B2 fixed and not moving or changing suddenly: I'll hold the boat steady while you climb in. Most rental prices have held steady this year. Young people assume that if you are in a steady relationship, you don't have to worry about HIV.Straight, even and levelKeeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed steady job/work C2 work that is likely to continue for a long time and for which you will be paid regularly: Owning your own home and having a steady job will help when applying for a loan. steadiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Slow and moving slowlyStraight, even and levelMovement
(Definition of steady adjective (FIRM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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