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adjective rapid pronunciation in British English /ˈræpɪd/
  1. happening, moving, or acting quickly

    We are seeing a rapid growth in the use of the Internet.

    the rapid movement of troops into the area

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 rapid pronunciation in British English /rəˈpɪdəti/  noun [uncountable]

The disease spread with amazing rapidity.

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 rapid pronunciation in British English  adverb

Business failures have risen rapidly in recent months.

a rapidly expanding human population


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