(=rapidement) quickly, fast
Il roule trop vite. He drives too fast.
Prenons la voiture, ça ira plus vite. Let's take the car, it'll be quicker.
le temps passe vite time flies
(=sans délai) quickly, quick
viens vite come quickly, come quick
Vite, ils arrivent! Quick, they're coming!
(=dans peu de temps) soon
Ce sera vite fini. It'll soon be finished.
Il va vite oublier. He'll soon forget.
Il a vite compris. He soon understood.
(=agir rapidement) to act fast
(=se dépêcher) to be quick Je peux aller dire au revoir à Claire? - Oui, mais fais vite! Can I go and say goodbye to Claire? - Yes, but be quick!
à la va-vite in a rush
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary
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