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start up

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1start 3 4 1.2 (begin business) 1.3 (begin activity)
    empezar a sonar
    empezar a tocar
    if I mention my lumbago, she starts up about her arthritis
    cada vez que menciono mi lumbago, ella empieza con su artritis
    they've started up again, those two upstairs
    ya están otra vez esos dos de arriba
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There are 2 entries that translate start up into Spanish:

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American English: /ˈstɑr ˌdəp/
British English: /ˈstɑːtʌp/


  • (capital/costs)
    de puesta en marcha


  • 1 uncountable (process) (before noun) start-up costs
    costes (masculine plural) de puesta en marcha (Spain)
    Example sentences
    • The whole idea is to make sure it lasts long enough for you to get through the entire start-up process.
    • Experienced childminders will be on hand and advice will also be available on registering, training and help with start-up costs.
    • A downturn in workload in Scotland had led the firm to try and increase business south of the Border which led to the group being hit by start-up costs.
  • 2 countable (new business)
    nueva empresa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • We are serving businesses from new start-ups to firms with a £20 million turnover.
    • The scheme will provide a range of business mentoring support for start-ups and young businesses pre-investment.
    • This scheme is worth about £3 million and is designed to aid business start-ups throughout Cumbria.
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