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"Quickly" is an adverb which is often translated as "rápidamente", and "rapidly" is an adverb which is also often translated as "rápidamente". Learn more about the difference between "quickly" and "rapidly" below.
quickly(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (swiftly)
a. rápidamente
The city is growing quickly.La ciudad está creciendo rápidamente.
b. rápido
The secretary types really quickly.La secretaria teclea muy rápido.
2. (promptly)
a. en seguida
When he saw me, he quickly turned the other way.Cuando me vio, en seguida se dio la vuelta.
b. pronto
I quickly realized it wasn't going to work.Pronto me di cuenta que no iba a funcionar.
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rapidly(
rah
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. rápidamente
After the stroke, she deteriorated rapidly.Después del derrame cerebal, se deterioró rápidamente.
b. rápido
The city's population is growing too rapidly.La población de la ciudad está creciendo demasiado rápido.
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