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noun [countable]     starting point pronunciation in British English
/ˈstɑː(r)tɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/
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singularstarting point
pluralstarting points
  1. 2
    something that you use as the first stage in a discussion, learning process, or other activity

    This book is a useful starting point for exploring Roman history.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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