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silence (n):
a refusal to speak when expected
Samples
his silence about my contribution was surprising
Related Words: muteness
silence (n):
the trait of keeping things secret
Related Words: secretiveness
silence (n):
the absence of sound
Samples
he needed silence in order to sleep.
the street was quiet

Related Words: quiet
silence (n):
the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)
Samples
there was a shocked silence.
he gestured for silence
silence (v):
cause to be quiet or not talk
Samples
Please silence the children in the church!
Related Words: hushquietenstill
silence (v):
keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure
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All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power
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Success is a journey, not a destination

Sürdürülebilir başarı, başarıdır.
The most treasured part of an achievement is the experience and lessons you learn in the process


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