quiet

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkwaɪət/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkwaɪɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kwīit)


Inflections of 'quiet' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
quieter
adj comparative
quietest
adj superlative
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
quiet - quite
‘quiet’
Quiet is an adjective. Someone or something that is quiet makes only a small amount of noise.
Bal said in a quiet voice, ‘I have resigned.’
The airlines have invested a lot of money in new, quieter aircraft.
If a place is quiet, there is very little noise there.
It was very quiet there; you could just hear the wind moving in the trees.
‘quite’
Don't confuse quiet /^kwaɪət/ with quite /kwaɪt/. You use quite to show that something is the case to a fairly great extent.
➜ See quite
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