start–up

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noun, often attributive \ˈstärt-ˌəp\
variants: or

startup

Definition of start–up

  1. 1 :  the act or an instance of setting in operation or motion

  2. 2 :  a fledgling business enterprise

1845

First Known Use of start–up

1845


START–UP Defined for English Language Learners

start–up

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noun, often attributive \ˈstärt-ˌəp\

Definition of start–up for English Language Learners

  • : a new business


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