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quieten

US [ˈkwaɪət(ə)n]
UK ['kwaɪət(ə)n]
  • v.(使)安静下来
  • Web平静下来;使安静或变得安静;变安静
Simple Present:quietens  Present Participle:quietening  Past Tense:quietened  
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~ (sb/sth) (down)
(使)安静下来,平静些to become calmer or less noisy; to make sb/sth calmer or less noisy
The chatter of voices gradually quietened.
唧唧喳喳的声音渐渐地平静了。
Things seem to have quietened down a bit this afternoon(= we are not so busy, etc.) .
今天下午,事情似乎平静些了。

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