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  • v  start (a motorcycle) by means of a kick starter

  • Indeed, Chavez's spending spree has given Brazil's long-dormant arms industry a bit of a political kick-start.
  • When he took charge of the Finance Ministry in April, Nicolas Sarkozy had one goal: to kick-start the stalled French economy.
  • In the 1960s, the huge Baikalsk Pulp and Paper mill was set up beside the lake to help kick-start Siberia's impoverished economy.
News & Articles

  • Lineup quandary looms for Rangers with Kinsler’s return
    It might be time to kick-start the Rangers’ lineup, even if it means stepping on toes.
    June 14, 2013 - Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Cincinnati wins ruling on parking
    CINCINNATI (AP) — A court ruling yesterday cleared the way for Cincinnati to move forward with a controversial parking-privatization plan to help offset a budget shortfall and kick-start major redevelopment projects.It also allowed city leaders to avoid what likely would have been a nasty campaign to win voter approval. Ohio’s 1st District Court of Appeals found the city properly passed an ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch
  • Controversial Cincy parking plan moves forward
    By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated PressA court ruling Wednesday cleared the way for Cincinnati to move forward with a controversial parking privatization plan to help offset a budget shortfall and kick-start major redevelopment projects, allowing city leaders to avoid what likely would have been a nasty campaign to win voter approval.
    June 12, 2013 - Dayton Daily News
Quotes

  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and US President George W. Bush agreed during a telephone conversation that "they were now at a starting point to kick-start the process of resolving the North Korea nuclear issue," Roh's office said in a...
  • Annika Sörenstam in ESPN
    It was just good golf,said Sorenstam, who won the season-opening SBS Open. "I just needed one good putt to kick-start the great finish and I was just very solid throughout the round."
  • Barack Obama in eTaiwan News
    It is absolutely vital, if we are to move forward from this recession, that world trade is resumed to the benefit of all importing and exporting countries. And the 100 billion dollars proposal is the minimum we need to kick-start trade in the next... Gordon Brown http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Brown&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE-PFSKfa_9Cue9zTZuv_tG4sb9AQ AFP http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jLnILs65iLV09L4IThot2icCH3Aw&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG6GvfQyilFdda0bgBz_QOxkc2Qqg Mar 26, 2009 55693 73754 kick This past week, he said in a television interview, I don't sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar; we talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers _ so I know whose ass to kick."

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