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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Category: Automotive

    Ref: starter (def. 3). 3

  2. a person who shows initiative in undertaking a project.

    Category: Informal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-starter(noun)

    an energetic person with unusual initiative

  2. self-starter(noun)

    an electric starting motor that automatically starts an internal-combustion engine


  1. self-starter(Noun)

    A person who shows initiative and resourcefulness


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