Definition of 'head start'
Example sentences containing 'head start'
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By early summer her tan has a head start and she is very brown indeed. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)Improving your fitness is not the only way to get a head start on your winter holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Translations for 'head start'
British English: head start NOUN
If you have a head start on other people, you have an advantage over them in something such as a competition or race.
A good education gives your child a head start in life.
Definition of head start from the Collins English Dictionary
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