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swift

adjective uk   /swɪft/ us  
C2 happening or moving quickly or within a short time, especially in a smooth and easy way: The local police took swift action against the squatters. Thank you for your swift reply. The gazelle is one of the swiftest and most graceful of animals.
swiftly
adverb uk   /ˈswɪft.li/ us  
C2 Walking swiftly, he was at the station within minutes.
swiftness
noun [U] uk   /ˈswɪft.nəs/ us  

swift

noun [C] uk   /swɪft/ us  
a small bird with curved, pointed wings that can fly very fast
Translations of “swift”
in Korean 재빠른…
in Arabic سَريع…
in French rapide…
in Turkish çabuk, tez, hızlı…
in Italian celere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迅速的,敏捷的,快的…
in Russian быстрый…
in Polish szybki…
in Spanish rápido, veloz…
in Portuguese rápido…
in German schnell…
in Catalan ràpid…
in Japanese 迅速な, すばやい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迅速的,敏捷的,快的…
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