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  1. springboard, jumping-off point, point of departure(noun)

    a beginning from which an enterprise is launched

    "he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own"; "reality provides the jumping-off point for his illusions"; "the point of departure of international comparison cannot be an institution but must be the function it carries out"

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