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launch

verb /loːntʃ/
to make (a boat or ship) slide into the water or (a rocket) leave the ground
botar, echar al mar
As soon as the alarm was sounded, the lifeboat was launched The Russians have launched a rocket.
to start (a person, project etc) off on a course
lanzar
His success on a TV talent show launched him on a brilliant career.
to throw
lanzar
The protesters launched bricks and other missiles at the police.
launching pad noun a platform from which a rocket can be launched.
plataforma de lanzamiento
launch into phrasal verb to begin eagerly
iniciar
He launched into an enthusiastic description of the play.
launch out phrasal verb to throw oneself freely into some new activity (often involving spending money)
lanzarse, ponerse en marcha
He decided to launch out on his own and become a freelance writer.
(Definition of launch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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