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quiet
British English: /ˈkwʌɪət/
American English: /ˈkwaɪət/

Translation of quiet in German:

adjective quieter Pronunciation: / ˈkwaɪətə(r) /, quietest Pronunciation: / ˈkwaɪətɪst /

  • 1 (silent) (not loud)
    (Schritte, Musik, Stimme, Motor, Fahrzeug)
    be quiet!
    [colloquial]
    sei still od. ruhig!
    quiet!
    Ruhe!
    keep quiet
    still sein
    keep something quiet, keep quiet about something
    [figurative]
    etwas geheim halten
    I want the matter to be kept quiet
    ich möchte, dass darüber Stillschweigen bewahrt wird
    keep somebody/a child quiet
    dafür sorgen, dass jemand schweigt/ein Kind ruhig ist
    go quiet
    still werden
  • 2
    (peaceful, not busy)
    a quiet evening at home
    ein geruhsamer Abend zu Hause
    let's go for a quiet drink
    gehen wir in aller Ruhe einen trinken
    have a quiet mind
    beruhigt sein
    all was quiet on the border
    an der Grenze herrschte Ruhe od. war alles ruhig
  • 4 (not overt, disguised)
    (Groll)
    have a quiet word with somebody
    mit jemandem unter vier Augen reden
    have a quiet laugh about something
    im Stillen über etwas Akk. lachen
    on the quiet
    still und heimlich

noun

transitive verb

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