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English definition of “start-up”

start-up

noun [C] (also startup)    /ˈstɑrt̬·ʌp/
a new business , or the activities involved in starting a new business : Start-ups need to generate revenue quickly . start-up (also startup)    /ˈstɑrt̬·ʌp/ adjective [not gradable] startup costs
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