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Main Entry: 1si·lence
Pronunciation: primarystresssimacr-lschwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 : the state of keeping or being silent -- often used as an interjection <"Silence!" demanded the maestro>
2 : the state of there being no sound or noise : STILLNESS <in the silence of the night>
3 a : a state of not mentioning b : SECRECY 2 <research done in silence>

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