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There is also a lot of manganese, which is a great energy booster. The Sun (2016)It's the perfect confidence booster. The Sun (2016)It is a real confidence booster for them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The boiler is thundering like a space shuttle rocket booster. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Seeing people who are so appreciative of what you have done is a real morale booster. The Sun (2012)And having people listen to you is a brilliant confidence booster. The Sun (2013)He needs a quick surface to be at his best and he just needs a confidence booster really. The Sun (2006)It was a real confidence booster. Christianity Today (2000)It was a fantastic morale booster for our troops in Afghanistan. The Sun (2010)When you hit your targets it's a great confidence booster. The Sun (2012)Sometimes you need a booster from your team but mine hasn't been cheering me up much recently. The Sun (2011)A great confidence booster for the party season. The Sun (2013)Colour is also a great confidence booster, and the spring and summer are terrific times to experiment with it. The Sun (2007)Known for his pranks and sense of fun, he was expected to be a big morale booster in the camp. The Sun (2010)In those older people who are most vulnerable, a booster may be needed as soon as five years after the first dose. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I've made numerous calls and been told a booster aerial is needed and engineers will contact me. The Sun (2015)His stay lasted another ten days: each morning, he was visited by a doctor who gave him booster injections. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)The rabies injection has to be given 21 days ahead of a journey, to allow time for the second booster injection. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He leads the rhythms out on to the runway and, stamping a sonic overdrive button at his feet, fires the booster rockets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you do need a booster, your GP can oblige. The Sun (2013)The race to launch a rocket booster to the edge of space then land it back on Earth upright and intact was always going to be hard-fought. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'booster'
British English: booster NOUN
A booster is something which increases a positive or desirable quality.
It was amazing what a morale booster her visits proved.
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