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run'ning start'




1. Sports.a start, as in the hop, step, and jump or the running broad jump, in which a contestant begins moving before reaching the starting or take-off point.
2. an initial advantage in undertaking something; a head start: His background gave him a running start in business.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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