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Fewer than half the starters will finish within four hours.
Tiger Woods was among the early starters.
I've always been a slow starter in the mornings.
Stuffed peppers make a good starter for a dinner party.
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).
For starters, we ought to explain why we're here.
£25? That'll do for starters.
For starters, it's too expensive.
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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a small round cake with dried fruit in it and sugar on the top
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of starter from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.