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noun [countable] starter pronunciation in British English /ˈstɑː(r)tə(r)/
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  1. 3
    someone who starts an activity at a particular time or in a particular way
    Tiger Woods was among the early starters.
    I’ve always been a slow starter in the mornings.
  2. 4
    a small amount of food eaten at the start of a meal
    Stuffed peppers make a good starter for a dinner party.
  3. 5
    something that you say or do to start a particular activity, for example a conversation or a game
    The pupils’ own experiences can be a useful starter for discussion.
    I’ll give you the first three letters as a starter (=for you to guess the rest of the word).

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a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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