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jumpstart meaning and definition

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Definition of jumpstart (noun)

  1. starting an automobile engine that has a weak battery by means of jumper cables to another car
    • "my battery was dead so I had to get a jumpstart from my neighbor"
    • synonyms: jump-start


Definition of jumpstart (verb)

  1. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery
  2. start or re-start vigorously
    • "The Secretary of State intends to jumpstart the Middle East Peace Process"
    • synonyms: jump-start
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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