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Spanish translation of “launch”

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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