Translation of quieten in Spanish:

quieten

Pronunciation: /ˈkwaɪətn/

vt

  • (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) quiet3

Phrasal verbs

quieten down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [person/child/horse] calmar; [rumors/clamor] acallar he asked them to quieten down the noise les pidió que dejaran de hacer or de armar ruido 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [person/child/horse] calmarse; [rumors] acallarse the children gradually quietened down poco a poco los niños se calmaron or dejaron de alborotar we'll wait for things to quieten down a little before we venture out esperaremos a que las cosas estén más tranquilas or se calmen un poco antes de arriesgarnos a salir she eventually matured and quietened down con el tiempo maduró y sentó cabeza

Definition of quieten in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.