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adjective still pronunciation in British English /stɪl/
  1. 1
    not moving

    The water appeared still from a distance.

    sit/stand still:

    Just sit still for a minute and let me tie your shoe.

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  2. 2
    without wind

    a still muggy evening

  3. 3
    quiet and calm, with nothing happening

    By 10.00 the streets are quite still.

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  4. 4
    without gas bubbles

    still mineral water

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