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start·up

or start-up  (stärt′ŭp′)
n.
1. The act or process of setting into operation or motion.
2. A business or undertaking that has recently begun operation: grew from a tiny startup to a large corporation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.startup - the act of setting in operation; "repeated shutdowns and startups are expensive"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
2.startup - the act of starting a new operation or practicestartup - the act of starting a new operation or practice; "he opposed the inauguration of fluoridation"; "the startup of the new factory was delayed by strikes"
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
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