Significado de “quicken” - Diccionario inglés

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quicken en inglés británico

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quickenverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈkwɪk.ən/ us /ˈkwɪk.ən/

to become quicker, or to make something become quicker:

This is music that will make your pulse quicken.
We'll have to quicken the pace if we want to keep up with him.
literary Peter walked in the room and her heart quickened.

If a feeling or quality quickens, it becomes more active, or to make a feeling or quality do this:

His interest quickened when he saw her.
War quickens our awareness.

(Definición de quicken de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

quicken en inglés americano

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quickenverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈkwɪk·ən/

to become or make faster or more active:

[ I ] His pulse quickened when he saw her.
[ T ] Computers have quickened the pace of communications.

(Definición de quicken de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)