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pivot

noun [C]  /ˈpɪv·ət/ us  
a fixed point supporting something which turns or balances, or a person or thing on which something else depends: Boston was the pivot of his emotional and intellectual life.

pivot

verb [I/T]  /ˈpɪv·ət/ (-tt-) us  
to turn or twist: [T] She pivots her left foot. [I] He pivoted on his heels and headed out. [I] Future deals will pivot on easing commercial conflicts (= they will depend on this).
Translations of “pivot”
in Spanish eje…
in French pivot…
in German der Drehpunkt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樞軸, 支點, 關鍵人物…
in Russian точка опоры, ось, основа…
in Turkish mil, eksen, en önemli öge…
in Chinese (Simplified) 枢轴, 支点, 关键人物…
in Polish oś, kluczowy element…
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