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English definition of “accelerate”

accelerate

verb [I] (GO FASTER)   /ɪkˈsel·əˌreɪt, æk-/
to move more quickly , or to make something happen faster or sooner : [I] He stepped on the gas and accelerated rapidly to pass a car .
(Definition of accelerate verb (GO FASTER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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