accelerate
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accelerate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to hasten)
a. acelerar
Removing more trees than are planted accelerates climate change.La eliminación de más árboles de los que se plantan acelera el cambio climático.
b. apresurar
I believe that our newly elected board will help the company accelerate growth into new markets.Creo que nuestra nueva junta directiva ayudará a la compañía a apresurar el crecimiento hacia nuevos mercados.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to speed up)
a. acelerarse
The company's sales growth rate is accelerating this year.La tasa de crecimiento de las ventas de la compañía se está acelerando este año.
b. acelerar
The bus driver accelerated before I could sit down and I fell.El conductor del autobús aceleró antes de que pudiera sentarme y me caí.
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accelerate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (rate, progress)
a. acelerar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (car, driver)
a. acelerar
3. (rate, growth)
a. acelerarse
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accelerate [ækˈseləreɪt]
transitive verb
acelerar; apresurar
accelerated depreciation depreciación (f) acelerada; accelerated program (US) (Univ) curso (m) intensivo
intransitive verb
especially (Aut) acelerar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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