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British English: /ˈkwʌɪətli/
American English: /ˈkwaɪətli/

Translation of quietly in German:


  • 2 (peacefully, tranquilly) be quietly drinking one's tea
    in [aller] Ruhe seinen Tee trinken
    I'll come quietly (said by person being arrested)
    ich werde ohne Widerstand mitkommen
  • 3 (gently) be quietly spoken
    eine ruhige Art zu sprechen haben
  • 4 (not overtly) they settled the affair quietly
    sie haben die Angelegenheit unter sich Dat. ausgemacht
  • 5 (not formally) get married quietly
    im kleinen Rahmen heiraten

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