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jump-start

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈdʒʌmpstɑːt/ US   /-stɑːrt/
to improve something such as an industry or economy more quickly by giving it extra help: The new model is part of the company's effort to jump-start its American sales, which declined in 2006. Companies want lower interest rates to jump-start the nation's weak economy.
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)…
(Definition of jump-start verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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