New English-Irish Dictionary
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hasten

1 verb process, event, etc TRANSITIVEdlús a chur leluathaigh verb  c m udeifrigh verb  c m uit hastens the process cuireann sé dlús leis an bpróiseasthe illness hastened her death luathaigh an bhreoiteacht a bás, ba ghiorrúchán saoil aici an tinneas 2 verb to do sth INTRANSITIVEthey hasten to say they didn't design it ní bhíonn siad i bhfad ag rá nach iadsan a dhear é, ní bhíonn aon mhoill orthu a rá nach iadsan a dhear éhe hastened to explain his remarks mhínigh sé gan aon mhoill a raibh le rá aige 3 verb literary hurry (somewhere) INTRANSITIVEdeifrigh verb  c m ubrostaigh verb  c m udeifir a dhéanamhI hastened back to the house dheifrigh mé ar ais chun an tí
phrases

I hasten to add

ní miste dom a rá