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kick-start

verb [T]
 
 
to make something start to happen, happen more quickly, or improve: Taxes were drastically cut in an attempt to kick-start the economy. A substantial pay rise for every nurse would kick-start recruitment and encourage others to stay.
kick-start noun [C, usually singular]
Translations of “kick-start”
in Chinese (Traditional) 摩托車, 用腳踏啟動(摩托車)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摩托车, 用脚踏启动(摩托车)…
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