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starting pointnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (UK also start point)
a ​place or ​position where something ​begins: The ​startingpoint for the ​guidedtour of the ​town is in the ​marketsquare. The ​committeeemphasized that ​itsreport was only ​meant as a ​startingpoint fordiscussion.
(Definition of starting point from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “starting point”
in Chinese (Simplified) 起始地点, 起点, 出发点…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起始地點, 起點, 出發點…
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