kickstart

/ˈkɪkstat/ (say 'kikstaht)

verb (t)
1. to start (a motor) with a kick-starter.
2. to make an energetic beginning to (an enterprise, process, etc.).
noun
3. kick-starter.
4. the act of kickstarting.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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