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false startnoun [C usually singular]

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false start noun [C usually singular] (RACE)

the ​start of a ​race in which one ​competitorstarts too early, before the ​officialsignal to ​begin: If an ​athlete makes a ​falsestart, the ​race must be ​restarted.

false start noun [C usually singular] (PROBLEM)

an ​attempt to do something that ​fails because you are not ​ready or not ​able to do it: We had a ​couple of ​falsestarts because of ​computerproblems, but now the ​project has really ​begun.
(Definition of false start from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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false startnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɔls ˈstɑrt/

false start noun [C] (SITUATION)

a ​situation in a ​race when a ​competitor starts before the ​signal has been given

false start noun [C] (ATTEMPT)

an ​attempt to do something you are not ​ready or ​able to do: She ​began writing ​fiction, and after several false starts she ​wrote "Gone With the Wind."
(Definition of false start from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “false start”
en chino (simplificado) 赛跑, 抢跑,起跑犯规…
en turco başarısız girişim/başlangıç, yanlış teşebbüs…
en ruso неудачное начало…
en chino (tradicionál) 賽跑, 搶跑,起跑犯規…
en polaco falstart…
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