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Spanish translation of “slow”

slow

adjective /sləu/
not fast; not moving quickly; taking a long time
lento
a slow train The service at that restaurant is very slow He was very slow to offer help.
(of a clock etc) showing a time earlier than the actual time; behind in time
atrasado
My watch is five minutes slow.
not clever; not quick at learning
lento, torpe, estúpido
He’s particularly slow at arithmetic.
slowly adverb
lentamente
He slowly opened his eyes He drove home slowly.
slowness noun
lentitud
the slowness of the journey in the heavy traffic.
slow motion noun movement which is slower than normal or actual movement especially as a special effect in films
cámara lenta
We watched a replay of the goal in slow motion.
slow down/up phrasal verb to make or become slower
ir más despacio, reducir la velocidad, aminorar el paso
The police were warning drivers to slow down The fog was slowing up the traffic.
(Definition of slow from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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