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English definition of “start over”

start over

US phrasal verb with start     /stɑːt/ verb
to begin something again: If you make a mistake , you'll have to start over.Starting againStarting and beginning
(Definition of start over from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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