accelerated

adjective
ac·​cel·​er·​at·​ed | \ ik-ˈse-lə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce accelerated (audio) , ak- \

Definition of accelerated

1 : occurring or developing at a faster rate than usual an industry that is growing at an accelerated pace
2 : designed to be completed in a shorter length of time than usual taking an accelerated course in English

Examples of accelerated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the sector was well-placed to benefit from the imperative for accelerated digital transformation across the rest of the economy. David Prosser, Forbes, 28 May 2021 Meanwhile, another proposal approved by the Senate would establish accelerated learning committees for students who fail their reading and math exams in third, fifth and eighth grade. Talia Richman, Dallas News, 28 May 2021 The country’s accelerated vaccine rollout has also brought a wave of returning festival announcements, after over a year largely devoid of live music altogether. Justin Curto, Vulture, 27 May 2021 This skews the data since most of us who are fully vaccinated in Minnesota have been so for only a very short time, likely a few weeks, given the accelerated rollout of the vaccine this spring. Star Tribune, 27 May 2021 That hurt Western competitors but accelerated adoption of solar in the United States and Europe. Joe Mcdonald, ajc, 24 May 2021 After more than a year of pandemic restrictions, the state’s new, accelerated timeline for reopening has brick-and-mortar businesses and their patrons scrambling to recalibrate their rules and expectations for the summer. BostonGlobe.com, 21 May 2021 Champagne said criminals already get numerous breaks under the current system with diversionary programs and accelerated rehabilitation. Christopher Keating, courant.com, 18 May 2021 During her time at CFHS, Brown has taken several accelerated classes, including Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra 2, Honors English 11 and Honors Pre-Calculus. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, 13 May 2021

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First Known Use of accelerated

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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2 Jun 2021

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“Accelerated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accelerated. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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