launchnoun [C]uk /lɔːntʃ/ us /lɑːntʃ/
launch noun [C] (EVENT)
- The system has been plagued with glitches ever since its launch.
- The car has enjoyed modest success since its launch, but the Mark 2 version is expected to be far more popular.
- Our marketing people have come up with a great idea for the launch of the new model.
- The normally publicity-shy director will be making several public appearances for the launch of the movie.
- She wore a Dior gown for the launch.
launch noun [C] (LEAVE LAND)
launchverbuk /lɔːntʃ/ us /lɑːntʃ/
launch verb (BEGIN)
- There are plans afoot to launch a new radio station.
- The Glasgow-based company is to launch a stock-market flotation this summer.
- The company is poised to launch its new advertising campaign.
- The government is planning to launch a benchmarking scheme to guide consumers.
- They're about to launch a campaign to unionize workers at all major discount supermarkets in the area.
launch verb (SEND)
- A spokesman for the dockyard said they hoped to launch the first submarine within two years.
- On that type of aircraft carrier, a catapult was used to help launch aircraft.
- The boats were launched in high seas.
- When is the rocket due to be launched?
- They plan to launch the rocket next year.