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Pronunciation of Accelerate: Learn how to pronounce Accelerate in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word accelerate:

[no object]
(especially of a vehicle) begin to move more quickly:
the car accelerated towards her
increase in rate, amount, or extent:
inflation started to accelerate
[with object]:
the key question is whether stress accelerates ageing
Physics undergo a change in velocity:
(as adjective accelerating)
an accelerating electron radiates off some of its energy



early 16th century (in the sense ‘hasten the occurrence of’): from Latin accelerat- ‘hastened’, from the verb accelerare, from ad- ‘towards’ + celer ‘swift’

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Spell accelerate and the related words acceleration and accelerator with a double c and one l.