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adjective tame pronunciation in British English /teɪm/
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  1. 1
    a tame animal has been trained to stay calm when people are near it, because it is used to being with them
  2. 2
    something that is tame is slightly boring because it is not exciting, interesting, powerful, or dangerous enough

    The match was a bit tame.

  3. 3
    someone who is tame obeys other people or is afraid of them

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