Translation of hasten in Spanish:

hasten

acelerar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈheɪs(ə)n//ˈheɪs(ə)n/

transitive verb

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    (process) acelerar
    (defeat/death) adelantar
    • In any event, the composer was badly shaken during this era, which probably hastened his death in 1950.
    • First, physicians tend to be concerned about using opioids in terminal patients for fear of suppressing respiration and hastening death.
    • According to a report in the Sunday Times, there is increasing concern across Britain about the way hospitals appear to be hastening the deaths of elderly patients.
    • At 5: 57, probably hastened by a call from the crowd for more media presence, they advanced.
    • He will have been aware that the figure would be enough to represent a big loss for him, thus probably hastening his departure; but it would also be a big enough majority for him to govern with if and when he moves next door.
    • Projected fuel cost increases and savings from water conservation will probably hasten the break-even point.
    • The report says that in all likelihood it would hasten the imposition of congestion charges or tolling on the M50 to control demand on the motorway.
    • These energetic performances continued unabated for a decade, and probably hastened his death.
    • Perhaps if the politicians talked about race as if it was already an irrelevance it would hasten the day when it is.
    • The research team says this suggests additional factors, besides climate change, probably hastened the giant deer's eventual extinction.
    • In December 1889, Parnell became involved in a divorce that was to end his political influence and the trauma of this divorce probably hastened his early death.
    • This decision not to opt for the stock market route probably hastened the departure of Quinn.
    • He probably hastened his end by having to live without family support during his illness.
    • Experts explained that overcrowded high-rises and overusage of underground space hasten the speed of subsidence.
    • Konterman cited problems other foreign players have faced with the media in Britain, which probably hastened their departures.
    • As Angus Calder has suggested, ‘the effect of the war was not to sweep society on to a new course, but to hasten its progress along the old grooves.’
    • But his demise sparked bitter divisions, with the children of his first wife contesting his will amid allegations his death had been hastened by drugs.
    • For one thing, while military spending didn't cause the downfall of Soviet Communism, it probably hastened the demise.
    • A couple of undistinguished losses hastened the end of his career.
    • They noted that many people believe that to talk about death or engage in advance care planning might hasten one's death.

intransitive verb

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    apresurarse
    apurarse Latin America
    I hastened back to the house me apresuré a regresar a la casa
    • to hasten to + inf apresurarse a + inf
    • I paid for it myself, she hastened to add —lo pagué yo —se apresuró a decir
    • not that I've got anything against her, I hasten to add no es que tenga nada contra ella, que conste