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Noun: springboard  'spring,bord
  1. A flexible board for jumping upward
  2. A beginning from which an enterprise is launched
    "he uses other people's ideas as a springboard for his own";
    - jumping-off point, point of departure

Derived forms: springboards

Type of: beginning, board, commencement, start

Encyclopedia: Springboard