how to pronounce accelerate


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accelerate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of accelerate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… there to accelerate every aspect of what …”

meanings of accelerate


  1. To enable a student to finish a course of study in less than normal time.
  2. To cause a change of velocity.
  3. Grow; increase.
  4. Alternative form of accelerated.
  5. To hasten, as the occurrence of an event.
  6. To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of.
  7. To become faster; to begin to move more quickly.
  8. To quicken the natural or ordinary progression or process of.


  1. Accelerated; quickened; hastened; hurried.

accelerate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word accelerate occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics accelerate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that accelerate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

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