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Spanish translation of “accelerate”

accelerate

verb /əkˈseləreit/
to increase speed
acelerar
The taxi driver accelerated to pass the truck.
to make (something) happen sooner
acelerar
Stress definitely accelerated his death.
acceleration noun
aceleración
The car certainly has impressive acceleration.
accelerator noun a pedal, lever etc that controls the speed or acceleration of a machine; gas pedal(American)
acelerador
He put his foot down on the accelerator.
(Definition of accelerate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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