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launch

noun [C]
 
 
/lɔːnʃ/
SENDING an occasion when a spacecraft, ship, or weapon is launched: Poor weather delayed the space shuttle's launch.Space travel
BEGINNING the beginning of an activity: The campaign's launch was a well-publicized event.Beginnings and starts
NEW PRODUCT the time when a new product or service becomes available: The film's launch attracted a lot of Hollywood stars.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
BOAT a large boat with a motor: a police launchBoats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships
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