accelerated accelerated adj. 1. 1 caused to move faster

Syn: speeded up [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. 1 caused to be completed in a shorter than normal time period; speeded up, as of an academic course; He took an accelerated curriculum, and graduated in three years. Opposite of {delayed}.

Syn: expedited [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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