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head start

noun [C]
 
 
an advantage that someone has over other people: Caroline's language skills should give her a head start over/on other people applying for the job.Advantage and disadvantage
Translations of “head start”
in Chinese (Traditional) (競賽或賽跑等中)先起步的優勢…
in Russian преимущество…
in Turkish üstünlük, önde olma, avantaj…
in Chinese (Simplified) (竞赛或赛跑等中)先起步的优势…
in Polish przewaga na starcie…
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