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  1. The lack of any sound. (i, When the motor stopped, the was almost deafening.)
  2. Form of meditative worship practiced by the Society of Friends (Quakers). "Meeting for worship." (i, During a message came to me that there was that of God in every person.)
  3. The action of refraining from speaking.
"You have the right to " said the police officer.
  • Dutch: stilte(nl)
  • French: silence :fr:silence, ^
  • German: Schweigen :de:Schweigen, ^ , Stille
  • Italian: silenzio(it)m
  • Spanish: silencio :es:silencio, ^
verb (silenc, ing)
  1. To make something silent
  2. To suppress criticism etc
    Etymology: From French, silence.

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