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hasten / acelerar
hasten   [ˈheɪsn]
A. -transitive verb
[+process]   acelerar
[+somebody'noun end, downfall]   precipitar
·to hasten somebody'noun departure
·acelerar la partida or marcha de somebody, someone
·to hasten one'noun steps
·apretar el paso
·to hasten death
·precipitar or adelantar la muerte
B. -intransitive verb   apresurarse,   darse prisa
·to hasten to do something
·apresurarse a hacer algo
·I hasten to add that ...
·me apresuro a añadir que ...
·she hastened to assure me that nothing was wrong
·se apresuró a asegurarme que no pasaba nada
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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