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American English: /ˈræpədli/British English: /ˈrapɪdli/

Translation of rapidly in Spanish:


  • he works very rapidly
    trabaja con mucha rapidez or muy rápidamente
    the road descends rapidly
    la calle baja abruptamente
    a rapidly changing world
    un mundo que cambia con mucha rapidez
    Example sentences
    • In the heat, the grass grows rapidly and the flowers wilt fast, so there was much to be done.
    • Yet even he admits that defending his sport is rapidly becoming an impossible task.
    • Pea aphids can be found at low levels but are expected to multiply rapidly in the warm weather.

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