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jump-start

1. n. the act of starting a car by getting power—through jumper cables—from another car. Who can give me a jump-start?
2. tv. to start a car by getting power from another car. I can’t jump-start your car. My battery is low.
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The synergies will generate accelerated tangible value to procurement organizations as part of the Sourcing Jump-Start offering.
We see a lot of synergies with industry in California," said Kristi Pollard, executive director of the Grand Junction Economic Partnership, official economic development agency for Mesa County and the first point of contact for companies seeking to join Jump-Start.
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Jump-Start members have changed policies in their school districts, led teacher training sessions, and organized the Day of Silence and other protests.
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CINCINNATI'S "empowerment zone" program, a federally funded effort to jump-start development in several low-income neighborhoods, has just been audited by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Many bookstores offer a large selection of blank books, including "guided journals" with illustrations or quotations to jump-start your thoughts.
The first chapter, meant to jump-start your mood, largely reiterates keywords such as "power" and "burn," and the instructions themselves are rather thinly organized and commonsensical.
The piece suggests that, just maybe, we should seriously consider doing "something to jump-start the stalled investigation of the greatest crime in American history.
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Hickey admits that "Beauty," his answer to the question of what would be most central to the culture of the '90s, was "a total improvisatory goof--an off-the-wall, jump-start, free association that rose unbidden to my lips from God knows where.
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The popular antidepressant did jump-start reproductive behavior, prompting the fingernail clams to give birth and the mussels to release sperm or eggs.
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