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English definition of “calm”

calm

adjective     /kɑːm/
PERSON B1 relaxed and not worried, frightened, or excited: a calm voice/manner Try to stay calm - the doctor will be here soon.Calm and relaxed
SEA B1 If the sea is calm, it is still and has no large waves.Waves
WEATHER B1 If the weather is calm, there are no storms or wind.Wind and windsStormy weather
calmness noun [U]
(Definition of calm adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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