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jump-start

verb [T]  us   /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.
Translations of “jump-start”
in Chinese (Traditional) 助推起動(汽車), 跳線跨接起動(汽車)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 助推起动(汽车, 跨接起动(汽车)…
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