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English definition of “start”


verb [I usually + adv/prep] (FIRST POINT)    /stɑːt/ US  /stɑːrt/
to begin at one point and then move to another, in distance or range : The bus starts at/from the main depot . We'll need to start (off/out) early because the journey takes six hours . Tell me what happened - start at the beginning . Ticket prices start at/from £20 and go up to £ 100 .Departing Grammar:Begin or start?We can use the verbs begin and start to mean the same thing but begin is more formal than start. Begin is an irregular verb. Its past simple form is began and its -ed form is begun:
(Definition of start verb (FIRST POINT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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