Spanish translation of 'swift'
adjectiveWord forms: comparative swifter, superlative swiftest
[runner, animal, vehicle, current] rápido ⧫ veloz
[reaction] pronto ⧫ rápido
[decision, response, journey, victory] rápido
[river] de corriente rápida
we must be swift to act tenemos que obrar con prontitud
to wish sb a swift recovery desear a algn una pronta mejoría
swift of foot de pies ligeros
to be swift to anger ser propenso a enfadarse
(= bird) vencejo m
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Example Sentences Including 'swift'
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It ended with a swift and unexpected act of violence.Seminary Boy (2006)
This kind of knowing is what permits swift, unified action in times of rapid change.LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)
But few investors could see a similarly swift end to their ordeal.A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)
The uproar in both cases was swift and decisive.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They like the idea of swift and certain justice.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Clearly, her swift return was a success.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They are farther from winning silverware or returning to the swift, incisive football of a decade ago.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They did not fare much better in 2011 with two draws and an equally swift exit.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The current swift pace suits you.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Atlético were a threat on the counter-attack and they proved it with a swift and incisive move eight minutes before half-time to take the lead.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He has our warmest wishes for a swift recovery.The Sun (2007)
It is an important first step and needs swift action to make it happen quickly.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It said that the lack of credit continued to dampen chances of a swift recovery.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Luckily for the neighbours, the musical learning process was swift.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This process must be swift, comprehensive and independently verified.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Turns out there is no etiquette for making a swift exit.The Sun (2016)
We applaud such swift action by these leaders.The Sun (2012)
For punishment to be effective in deterring crime and changing behaviour, it must be swift, certain and corrective.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is very hard to distinguish from our common swifts.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
One minute the afternoon air had been filled with the chatter of swifts as the birds wheeled through the air above the town's streets.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Prospects for a swift return to the grocery business aren't looking good.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
For example, a swift river current will undercut the outer bank of a meander.Geography Basic Facts (1983)
She had had an undetected cancer and the end was swift.Positive Parent Power (1991)
Victory for the allied coalition was swift and decisive.A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)
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British English: swift ADJECTIVE
A swift event or process happens very quickly or without delay.
Our task is to challenge the U.N. to make a swift decision.
Translation of swift from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary