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adjective     sober pronunciation in British English
/ˈsəʊbə(r)/
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  1. 1
    not drunk

    We’ll talk about this tomorrow, when you’re sober.

  2. 2
    with a serious attitude

    A sober voice on the radio announced the bad news.

    We need a more sober assessment of the chances of ending this war.

  3. 3
    plain and not brightly coloured

    I’d suggest wearing something more sober for an event like this.

  4. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    as sober as a judge not drunk; completely sober

    My conscience is sober as a judge, and just as judgmental.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 28/12/2015

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