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British English: /sləʊ/
American English: /sloʊ/

Translation of slow in Italian:


  • 1 (not quick)
    (runner, vehicle, gesture, movement, progress, process, development)
    the pace of life is slow here
    qui il ritmo della vita è lento
    to fall into a slow decline
    entrare lentamente in una fase di declino
    to make slow progress, a slow recovery to be slow to do o to be slow in doing attitudes are slow to change
    gli atteggiamenti cambiano lentamente
    he is slow to anger
    non si arrabbia facilmente
  • 2 (dull)
    (film, novel, play, plot)
  • 3 (slack)
    (business, demand, trade, market)
    (economic growth)
  • 5 (showing incorrect time) (clock, watch)to be slow
    ritardare o essere indietro
    to be 10 minutes slow
    essere indietro di 10 minuti
  • 6 (not too hot)
    a bassa temperatura


  • (go, drive, travel)
    piano, lentamente
    to go slow
    frenare la produzione
    slow-cooked dish
    piatto cotto a fuoco lento

transitive verb

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

slow down:

1 slow down (train, runner, pulse, output, economy) to slow (down) to a crawl
rallentare fino a procedere a passo d'uomo
to slow (down) to 20 km/h
rallentare o frenare fino a raggiungere i 20 km/h
to slow (down) to 2%
scendere al 2%
at your age you should slow down
2 slow down [something, somebody], slow [something, somebody] down
rallentare, frenare (car, traffic, runner, progress, production)
the illness has slowed her down
la malattia ha frenato la sua attività

slow up

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