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Definition of sedate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sedate

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//sɪˈdeɪt//
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1slow, calm, and relaxed synonym unhurried We followed the youngsters at a more sedate pace.
  2. 2quiet, especially in a way that lacks excitement a sedate country town a sedate family occasion
  3. 3(of a person) quiet and serious in a way that seems formal a sedate, sober man
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