quick adjective Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “quick” - Learner’s Dictionary

quick

adjective
 
 
/kwɪk/
FAST A1 doing something fast or taking only a short time: I tried to catch him but he was too quick for me. [+ to do sth] Publishers were quick to realize that a profit could be made.Fast and rapidShort in time
LASTING A SHORT TIME A2 lasting a short time: Can I ask you a quick question?Short in timeTemporary
Translations of “quick”
in Arabic سَريع…
in Korean 빠른…
in Malaysian cepat…
in French rapide…
in Turkish çabuk, hızlı, hemen yapılan…
in Italian rapido, veloce…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快的,迅速的, 短暫的, 反應快的…
in Russian быстрый, короткий…
in Polish szybki…
in Vietnamese mau chóng, nhanh, giỏi…
in Spanish rápido…
in Portuguese rápido…
in Thai รวดเร็ว, ที่ว่องไว, ฉับไว…
in German schnell…
in Catalan ràpid…
in Japanese 速い, 迅速な…
in Indonesian cepat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快的,迅速的, 短暂的, 反应快的…
(Definition of quick adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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