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rapid

adjective uk   /ˈræp.ɪd/ us  
B2 fast or sudden: The 1990s were a period of rapid change/growth. I was startled by a rapid movement to my left. His response to the accusation was rapid.
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rapidity
noun [U] uk   /rəˈpɪd.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/ formal
rapidly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “rapid”
in Korean 빠른…
in Arabic مُسْرِع…
in French rapide…
in Turkish hızlı, süratli, çok çabuk…
in Italian rapido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快的, 迅猛的…
in Russian быстрый…
in Polish gwałtowny, błyskawiczny…
in Spanish rápidamente…
in Portuguese rápido, súbito…
in German schnell…
in Catalan ràpid…
in Japanese 急な, 速い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快的, 迅猛的…
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