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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.

start′-up`

or start′up`,



n.
1. the act or fact of starting something; a setting in motion.
2. a new business or other enterprise that is being established.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the beginning of a new project or venture, esp. to the investment made for it.
[1550–60]
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start-up

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start-up

[ˈstɑːtʌp] ADJ [costs, loan] → de puesta en marcha

start-up

n (of machine, new business)Start m, (Comput also) → Hochfahren nt; 100 new start-ups a week (= new businesses)100 Neugründungen pro Woche; start-up costs (of business, project)Startkosten pl; Start-Up scheme (Brit) Existenzgründungsprogramm für Arbeitslose
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