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high-speed

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌhaɪˈspiːd/ us  
used to describe something that moves or operates very quickly: a high-speed train/ferry a high-speed computer high-speed data transmission
Translations of “high-speed”
in Korean 고속…
in Arabic فائق السرعة…
in Portuguese de alta velocidade…
in Catalan d’alta velocitat…
in Japanese 高速の…
in Italian ad alta velocità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速的,高速的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速的,高速的…
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