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calm / tranquilo
 
calm   [kɑ:m]
A. -adjective
calmer   comparative
calmest   superlative
1. (=unruffled)   [person, voice, place]   tranquilo
·to grow calm
·tranquilizarse,   calmarse
·to keep or remain calm
·mantener la calma
·keep calm!
·¡tranquilo(noun)!,   ¡calma!
·on calmer reflection, she decided that it would be a mistake
·tras un periodo de calma y reflexiónoun, decidió que sería un error
·(cool,) calm and collected
·tranquilo y con dominio de nouní mismo
·I feel calmer now
·ahora estoy masculineánoun tranquilo or calmado
2. (=still)   [sea, lake, water, weather]   en calma   [day, evening]   sin viento
·the sea was dead calm
·el mar estaba en calma chicha
3. (finance)
[market, trading]   sin incidencias
B. -noun   calma (f),   tranquilidad (f)
·the calm before the storm
(literally, figurative)   la calma antes de la tormenta   (nautical)
·a dead calm
·una calma chicha
C. -transitive verb
also calm down
[+person]   calmar,   tranquilizar
·to calm o.noun.
·calmarse,   tranquilizarse
·calm yourself!
·¡cálmate!,   ¡tranquilízate!
·to calm somebody'noun fears
·tranquilizar a somebody, someone
D. -intransitive verb
[sea, wind]   calmarse
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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