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English definition of “kick (sth) off”

kick (sth) off

phrasal verb with kick     /kɪk/ verb
C2 If you kick off a discussion or an activity , you start it: I'd like to kick off the discussion with a few statistics . Right , any suggestions ? Jim , you kick off.Starting and beginningStarting again
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