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adjective calm pronunciation in British English /kɑːm/ 
Word Forms
  1. 1
    not affected by strong emotions such as excitement, anger, shock, or fear

    An hour after the accident, I was starting to feel calmer.

    stay/keep/remain calm:

    We were told to stay calm as help was on the way.

  2. 2
    calm water does not move very much

    The sea looks much calmer today.

    We could see our reflections in the calm surface of the lake.

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  3. 3
    if the weather is calm, there is very little wind

    a calm day

    We're going to see a period of calmer weather starting this weekend.

  4. 4
    peaceful and not affected by violence, fighting, or excited activity

    The city appears calm after last night's missile attack.

    a calmer day on the stock market after yesterday's big falls

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 calm pronunciation in British English  adverb


noun [uncountable]
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