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English definition of “jump-start”

jump-start

verb [T] (CAR)    /ˈdʒʌmp.stɑːt/ US  /-stɑːrt/
to start a car engine by pushing the car or by using jump leads . → Compare push-startDriving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of jump-start verb (CAR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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