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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
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  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]
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singularjump start
pluraljump starts


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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