Translation of kick-start in Spanish:

kick-start

arrancar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈkɪkstɑːt//ˈkɪkˌstɑrt/

transitive verb

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    (engine) (con el pedal de arranque) arrancar
    (process) darle el puntapié inicial a
    to kick-start the economy darle impulso a la reactivación de la economía
    • Leaving the commons behind, I kick-started my motorcycle, and rode toward the sliding door of the warehouse.
    • There is a major story subplot that I have not mentioned, which truly kick-starts the emotional journey for all of our characters.
    • After receiving a grant from Wandsworth Council, the organisation began looking into other community needs and kick-started a number of youth projects for young people living on the estate and in the surrounding area.
    • Argentina's third president this year has drawn fire for his proposal for a new floating currency which he hopes will kick-start consumer spending but which some fear could quickly become worthless.
    • He told the jogger: ‘I'm off’ and tried to kick-start the motorcycle.
    • ‘A lot of people have very ambitious ideas, but almost nobody has the funding to kick-start a global initiative,’ Aylward said.
    • Do you credit Jeremy's departure with kick-starting the process?
    • In a further hint at recovery in the tech sector, Microsoft and Cisco have outlined plans for acquisitions which could kick-start international consolidation.
    • It has just awarded his Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives $3m to kick-start the project which, he says, will uncover the essence of life.
    • The prize was conceived to kick-start private space initiatives and space tourism in particular.
    • The station's redevelopment has been earmarked as a major element in kick-starting the Airedale masterplan proposals.
    • I could see how Andy was on a downward spiral and I think the rejection from us helped kick-start his career.
    • And that breakfast (a first ever in my adult life) kick-starts my metabolism in the morning and keeps me satiated longer.
    • Other dentists prefer to kick-start the treatment by using a laser to activate the gel in the surgery, with shorter at-home follow-up sessions.
    • Rae snarled wordlessly and kick-started the bike, the engine noise drowning out her rantings.
    • Former hospital consultants created the prints to kick-start York Health Services NHS Trust's project to vastly improve services to patients and visitors.
    • Three Ryder Cup team-mates will contest the Madeira Island Open this week, all looking to kick-start their careers.
    • I grabbed my ski mountaineering gear, he kick-started his enduro bike, and riding double we motorcycled up the jeep trail to snowline on East Maroon Pass.
    • More than 200 gay men from across North America arrived at a remote Arizona oasis by summer's end, kick-starting an international movement that flourishes to this day.
    • Last week Manchester United relaunched its official website in an attempt to kick-start its hitherto moribund internet operation.
    • And the New Swindon Company the organisation charged with kick-starting the renaissance of Swindon town centre has said a change of culture must start now.
    • The effect of such an influx of capital is similar to kick-starting a motorcycle; it takes that sharp input, it may need more than a single attempt, but once it catches, the engine takes over.
    • The bankers on the Mound took the applause from disgruntled shareholders for kick-starting the process that led to the underperforming English bank being taken over by more efficient Scottish operators.
    • Since last month, BT Wholesale has announced a number of initiatives to kick-start the broadband market in the UK.
    • The project organisers also recommend kick-starting the venture by demise chartering six longline vessels under government's current fishing policy.

noun

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    pedal de arranque masculine
    palanca de arranque feminine
    • When the engine is off and the bike is in gear I squeeze the clutch and then pump the kick-start and the bike moves.
    • I rotated the kick-start to see if the motor was seized. I got it down smoothly to the point where it would start to rotate the motor, and then nothing.