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Translation of "slow" - English-Spanish dictionary

slow

adjective   /sləʊ/
A1 moving, happening, or doing something without much speed lento He’s a very slow reader. →  Opposite fast adj
be slow
If a clock is slow, it shows a time that is earlier than the correct time. estar atrasado →  Opposite fast adj
slowness noun [no plural] /ˈsləʊ·nəs/
lentitud
verb   /sləʊ/
to become slower or to make something become slower reducir la velocidad (de) The car slowed to a halt (= moved more and more slowly until it stopped).
→  Phrasal verbs slow (something) down
(Definition of slow from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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