Definition of 'accelerate'
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Example sentences containing 'accelerate'
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He'd better accelerate the programme and give it its next tweak that evening. GRACE (2002)`She mightn't be sorry to accelerate your departure from Holtchester. FORESTS OF THE NIGHT (2002)It was automatic in him to accelerate fast away: he didn't pay for the fuel; he drove that way even when he wasn't out to impress. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION (2002)
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Translations for 'accelerate'
British English: accelerate /ækˈsɛləˌreɪt/ VERB
If the rate of something accelerates, or if something accelerates it, it gets faster.
Growth will accelerate to 2.9 per cent next year.
- American English: accelerate
- Arabic: يُسْرِعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: acelerar
- Chinese: 加速
- Croatian: ubrzati se
- Czech: zrychlit
- Danish: accelerere
- Dutch: versnellen
- European Spanish: acelerar
- Finnish: lisätä vauhtia
- French: accélérer
- German: beschleunigen
- Greek: επιταχύνω
- Italian: accelerare
- Japanese: 加速する
- Korean: 가속하다
- Norwegian: akselerere
- Polish: przyspieszyć
- European Portuguese: acelerar
- Romanian: a accelera
- Russian: ускорять
- Spanish: acelerar
- Swedish: accelerera
- Thai: เร่งความเร็ว
- Turkish: hızlanmak
- Ukrainian: прискорюватися
- Vietnamese: tăng tốc
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