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  1. speed upverb

    slow down

  2. speed upverb

    slow down

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  1. accelerate, speed up, speed, quickenverb

    move faster

    "The car accelerated"

    recreate, hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, quicken, cannonball along, vivify, whet, bucket along, race, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, accelerate, renovate, revivify, reanimate, pelt along, animate, repair, revive, invigorate, step on it, rush

  2. accelerate, speed, speed upverb

    cause to move faster

    "He accelerated the car"

    hotfoot, zip, travel rapidly, quicken, cannonball along, bucket along, race, hurry, rush along, hie, hasten, belt along, speed, accelerate, pelt along, step on it, rush

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  1. Xu Yongguang:

    The law is sure to speed up the development of the charity sector in China, it's a major breakthrough for foundations when it comes to fund-raising.

  2. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto:

    If we cannot speed up the European integration process (in the western Balkans) ... we will have to face serious security challenges in the entire Central European region.

  3. Christie Brinkley:

    I became a vegetarian when I was 13-years-old, i figure, hey, if they’re shooting a cow full of growth hormones in order to speed up its development, to get it from birth to the slaughterhouse faster, what’s it doing to you, you know?

  4. Alexander Zverev:

    Obviously a huge point. But this is what I've been doing for the past six months, I've been in the gym, I've been on the track trying to get my speed up, this is the moment where it pays off.

  5. Jerome Powell:

    To date, cryptocurrencies have not served as a convenient way to make payments, given, among other factors, their swings in value, stablecoins aim to use new technologies in a way that has the potential to enhance payments efficiency, speed up settlement flows, and reduce end-user costs — but they may also carry potential risks to those users and to the broader financial system.

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Translations for speed up

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  • паскара́ць, паско́рыцьBelarusian
  • kiihdyttää, [[lisätä]] [[vauhti, vauhdittaa, nopeuttaaFinnish
  • rapideskar, rapidigarIdo
  • убыстрять, убыстриться, уско́рить, убыстрить, убыстряться, [[увеличивать]] [[скорость]], ускоря́ть, ускориться, [[увеличить]] [[скорость]], ускорятьсяRussian

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