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a place or situation where there is not much noise or activity
a calm quiet situation in which you are not annoyed by noise or other people
a quiet period during a very active or violent situation
a period when there is less activity
the time when you are not working or are not busy
a period of little activity or slow progress
a quiet time just before problems start
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a picket. Workers who cross a picket line continue to work while other workers are on strike.
an afternoon full of crafts
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