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verb [transitive]     jump-start pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlejump-starting
past tensejump-started
past participlejump-started
  1. 2
    to make something work successfully after a period of failure

    attempts to jump-start the economy

    1. a.
      to start something in a very active and successful way

      a desire to jump-start the negotiations

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jump start

noun [countable]
Word Forms
singularjump start
pluraljump starts


a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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