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turbocharge

[tur-boh-chahrj] /ˈtɜr boʊˌtʃɑrdʒ/
verb (used with object), turbocharged, turbocharging.
1.
to equip (an internal-combustion engine) with a turbocharger.
2.
Informal. to speed up; accelerate.
Origin of turbocharge
1940-1945
1940-45; turbo- + (super)charge
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  • But at this point, infrastructure isn't going to turbocharge growth, because we already have a lot of infrastructure.

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turbocharge

noun

: Grade school kids are introduced to cocaine along with marijuana. ''It's called a turbocharge. They think turbo is not addicting (1980s+ Narcotics)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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