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English definition of “jump-start”


verb [T]    /ˈdʒʌmpˌstɑrt/
to start or improve something more quickly by giving it extra help : These recordings jump-started her career . If you jump-start a car , you start its engine by using wires to carry electric power from another car’s engine .
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