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1launch/ˈlɑːntʃ/verb
launcheslaunchedlaunching
1launch
/ˈlɑːntʃ/
verb
launcheslaunchedlaunching
Learner's definition of LAUNCH  
[+ object]
: to send or shoot (something, such as a rocket) into the air or water or into outer space
   b  : to put (a boat or ship) on the water
   c  : to throw (something) forward in a forceful way
: to begin (something that requires much effort)
   b  : to cause (a person or group) to start to be successful in a career, business, etc.
   c  : to offer or sell (something) for the first time
computers  : to cause (a program) to start operating

launch into

[phrasal verb]
launch into (something)  : to suddenly begin doing or saying (something) in an energetic way
launch (yourself) into (something)  : to become involved in (something) in an energetic way

launch out

[phrasal verb]
: to begin doing something that is new and very different from what you have been doing

— launcher

noun,plurallaunchers[count]
2launch/ˈlɑːntʃ/noun
plurallaunches
2launch
/ˈlɑːntʃ/
noun
plurallaunches
Learner's definition of LAUNCH  
[count]
: an act of launching something: such as
: an act of shooting something (such as a rocket or missile) into the air or into outer space
   b  : an act of beginning a major activity
   c  : an act or occasion when something new (such as a new product) is first offered or announced
— compare 3launch
3launch/ˈlɑːntʃ/noun
plurallaunches
3launch
/ˈlɑːntʃ/
noun
plurallaunches
Learner's definition of LAUNCH  
[count]
: a boat that carries passengers to the shore from a larger boat that is in a harbor
— compare 2launch
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