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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

quiet (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
quiet

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. With little or no sound; denoting absence of disturbing noise.
  2. Having little motion or activity; calm.
    the sea was quiet; a quiet night at home; all quiet on the Western front.
  3. Not busy, of low quantity.
    the traffic was quiet for a Monday morning; business was quiet for the season.
  4. Not talking much or not talking loudly; reserved.

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Verb

Infinitive
to quiet

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to quiet (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm.
  2. To cause someone to become quiet

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Noun

Singular
quiet

Plural
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quiet ({{{1}}})
  1. the absence of sound; quietness
  2. the absence of movement; stillness, tranquility

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Usage notes

Often confused with quite.

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Catalan

Pronunciation

  • Depending on dialect, IPA: [kiet] or IPA: [ki3t]

Adjective

quiet m. (feminine quieta, masculine plural quiets, feminine plural quietes)

Singular
quiet
quieta f.

Plural
quiets m.
quietes f.

  1. calm, stopped
  2. quiet

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