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false start

noun [C]
 
 
an occasion when you try to start an activity, event, or process, but fail and have to stop: After several false starts, the company has finally opened for business.FailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
Translations of “false start”
in Chinese (Traditional) 賽跑, 搶跑,起跑犯規…
in Russian неудачное начало…
in Turkish başarısız girişim/başlangıç, yanlış teşebbüs…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赛跑, 抢跑,起跑犯规…
in Polish falstart…
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