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swift
American English: /swɪft/
British English: /swɪft/

Translation of swift in Spanish:

adjective swifter, swiftest

  • 1
    (runner/movement/animal)
    veloz
    rápido
    a swift-flowing river
    un río de corriente rápida
    swift-footed
    de pies ligeros [literary]
    Example sentences
    • The beast is replaced with a thin, swift reptile that is capable taking sharp corners and hiding inside buildings.
    • White and pale camels are much preferred by the men as mounts, especially those which are swift moving, sleek and pleasant to the eye.
    • As one would expect, this is a very swift car, well capable of getting to 60 mph in less than six seconds and with a top speed beyond 150 mph.
  • 2
    (reply/reaction/denial)
    rápido
    he was swift to reply or in replying
    no tardó en contestar
    he was swift to anger [literary]
    era propenso a arrebatos de ira
    Example sentences
    • Her eyes quickly made a swift sweep of the people in the room.
    • With his domestic problems and this illness, we all pray for a swift recovery.
    • If Myles is reading this, hope the op went well and wish a swift recovery, looking forward to getting you back on the golf course
  • 3 (short, quick)
    (visit/look/phone call)
    rápido
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