festina lente

[ fes-tee-nah len-te; English fe-stahy-nuh len-tee, fe-stee-nuh len-tey ]
/ fɛsˈti nɑ ˈlɛn tɛ; English fɛˈstaɪ nə ˈlɛn ti, fɛˈsti nə ˈlɛn teɪ /

Latin.

make haste slowly.

Nearby words

  1. fest,
  2. festa,
  3. festal,
  4. festally,
  5. fester,
  6. festinant,
  7. festinate,
  8. festinately,
  9. festination,
  10. festival

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British Dictionary definitions for festina lente

festina lente

/ Latin (fɛsˈtiːnə ˈlɛntɪ) /

hasten slowly
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