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start-upnoun [C]

(also startup)  us   /ˈstɑrt̬·ʌp/
a new business, or the activities involved in starting a new business: Start-ups need to generate revenue quickly.
start-up
adjective [not gradable] (also startup)  us   /ˈstɑrt̬·ʌp/
startup costs
(Definition of start-up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"start-up" in Business English

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start-upnoun

(also startup) uk   us  
[C] (also start-up business, start-up company) WORKPLACE, COMMERCE a business that has just been started: a business/dotcom/internet start-up He transformed the business from a start-up into one of the world's biggest mobile phone companies.
[U or S] the act or process of starting or making something start: The startup of our manufacturing operations in China continues on an accelerated schedule. Once you have disabled the program, reboot the computer to see if its absence causes a problem on startup.
start-up
adjective [before noun]
New operations had had produced losses during their start-up phase.
(Definition of start-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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