Definition of quieten in English:

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quieten

Pronunciation: /ˈkwīətn/

verb

chiefly British
Make or become quiet and calm: [with object]: her mother was trying to quieten her [no object]: things seemed to have quietened down
More example sentences
  • When storms are brewing, he speaks, and quietens the waters.
  • Perhaps the hot weather quietens everything - so much so that it is not easy to remember that the canal was once a bustling and live channel.
  • It is quietening down and people are getting off the street.

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Syllabification: qui·et·en

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