starting point

noun

Definition of starting point

: a place to start The tire tracks at the scene of the crime were a starting point for investigators.

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“Starting point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/starting%20point. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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