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fast

adjective [-er/-est only]  /fæst/ us  

fast adjective [-er/-est only] (QUICK)

moving or happening quickly or able to move or happen quickly: a fast car The fastest way to get there is by plane. If your watch or clock is fast, it shows a time later than the real time.

fast

adjective, adverb [not gradable]  /fæst/ us  

fast adjective, adverb [not gradable] (ATTACHED)

connected or attached in a way that is not easily unfastened: Tie the boat fast to the pier.

fast

verb [I]  /fæst/ us  

fast verb [I] (NOT EAT)

to have a period of time when you eat no food: We will be fasting until sundown tomorrow.
fast
noun [C]  /fæst/ us  
They organized a fast to draw attention to the issue of hunger.

fast

adverb [-er/-est only]  /fæst/ us  

fast adverb [-er/-est only] (QUICKLY)

quickly: The accident was caused by people driving too fast in bad conditions. This type of wilderness area is disappearing fast.
Translations of “fast”
in Korean 빠른…
in Arabic سَريع…
in French rapide, en avance…
in Turkish hızlı, süratli, çabuk…
in Italian veloce…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快的, 迅速的, 敏捷的…
in Russian быстрый, спешащий (о часах)…
in Polish szybki, ≈ spieszyć się…
in Spanish rápido, adelantado…
in Portuguese veloz, rápido…
in German schnell, vorgehen…
in Catalan ràpid, veloç…
in Japanese 速い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快的, 迅速的, 敏捷的…
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