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accelerate

verb
 
 
/əkˈsel.ə.reɪt/ US  /-ɚ.eɪt/
[I] When a vehicle or its driver accelerates, the speed of the vehicle increases
(车辆或驾驶者)加速
I accelerated to overtake the bus.
我加速超过了公共汽车。
→  Compare decelerate Increasing and decreasing speed of motion
[I] If a person or object accelerates, it goes faster.
(人或物的行动)加快
Increasing and decreasing speed of motion
[I or T] to happen or make something happen sooner or faster
(使)加快,(使)增速;促进;提前,(促使)早日发生
Inflation is likely to accelerate this year, adding further upward pressure on interest rates.
今年通货膨胀可能会加剧,迫使利率持续走高。
They use special chemicals to accelerate the growth of crops.
他们使用特殊的化学品来催长农作物。
Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of accelerate from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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