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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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tunnel vision

noun phrase

Very narrow and restricted vision or perception; the inability to see anything except what is directly in front (1949+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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