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push-startverb [T]

uk   /ˈpʊʃ.stɑːt/ us   /ˈpʊʃ.stɑːrt/ also bump-start, uk   /ˈbʌmp.stɑːt/ us   /-stɑːrt/
to push your car in order to make the engine start
push start
noun [C] uk   /ˈpʊʃ ˌstɑːt/ us   /ˈpʊʃ ˌstɑːrt/ also bump start
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Translations of “push-start”
in Chinese (Simplified) 推车发动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推車發動…
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