swift

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swift(
swihft
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (rapid)
a. rápido
Thanks to a passerby's swift reaction, the lady was saved from being run over by the truck.Gracias a las reacción rápida de un transeúnte, la señora se salvó de ser atropellada por el camión.
b. veloz
He drew the gun in one swift movement and pulled the trigger.Con un movimiento veloz, sacó la pistola y apretó el gatillo.
c. pronto
The rebels' attack on the city drew a swift response from government troops.El ataque de los rebeldes sobre la ciudad provocó una pronta respuesta por parte de las tropas del gobierno.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (animal)
a. el vencejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Swifts and swallows flitted over the lake, snapping up insects.Había vencejos y golondrinas revoloteando por el lago, atrapando insectos.
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swift
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (bird)
a. el vencejo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (runner, horse)
a. veloz, rápido(a)
3. (reaction, reply)
a. rápido(a), pronto(a)
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swift [swɪft]
adjective
swifter (comparative)swiftest (superlative) [+runner, animal, vehicle, current] rápido; veloz; [+reaction] pronto; rápido; [+decision, response, journey, victory] rápido; [+river] de corriente rápida
we must be swift to act tenemos que obrar con prontitud; to wish sb a swift recovery desear a algn una pronta mejoría; swift of foot de pies ligeros; to be swift to anger ser propenso a enfadarse
noun
(bird) vencejo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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