how to pronounce quicken


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quicken is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of quicken in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… we're just quicken the cook you get …”

meanings of quicken


  1. Of a pregnant woman: to first feel the movements of the foetus, or reach the stage of pregnancy at which this takes place; of a foetus: to begin to move.
  2. To become faster.
  3. To make quicker; to hasten, speed up.
  4. To give life to; to animate, make alive, revive.
  5. To shorten the radius of (a curve); to make (a curve) sharper.
  6. To come back to life, receive life.
  7. To take on a state of activity or vigour comparable to life; to be roused, excited.


  1. The European rowan, Sorbus aucuparia.

quicken frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word quicken occurs in english on average 0.9 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 quicken 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 quicken can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with quicken


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