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1quiet/ˈkwajət/adjective
quieterquietest
1quiet
/ˈkwajət/
adjective
quieterquietest
Learner's definition of QUIET  
[also more quiet; most quiet]
: making very little noise
: not talking
   b  : tending not to talk very much
: not having much activity or movement
: not disturbed by noise or people
: not shown or done in an obvious way

keep quiet

: to not say anything or make any noise
keep quiet about (something) or keep (something) quiet  : to not say anything about (something)
keep (someone) quiet 
: to prevent (someone) from speaking or to prevent (someone or something) from making noise
   b  : to prevent (someone) from revealing information about something

— quietly

adverb,[more quietly; most quietly]

— quietness

noun,[noncount]
2quiet/ˈkwajət/verb
quietsquietedquieting
2quiet
/ˈkwajət/
verb
quietsquietedquieting
Learner's definition of QUIET  
[+ object]chiefly US
: to make (someone or something) quieter, calmer, or less intense — often + down

quiet down

[phrasal verb]chiefly US
: to become quiet or quieter : to become calmer or less noisy
3quiet/ˈkwajət/noun
3quiet
/ˈkwajət/
noun
Learner's definition of QUIET  
[noncount]
: the quality or state of being quiet or calm

on the quiet

: in a secret or quiet way : without people knowing
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