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clincher

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈklɪn.tʃər/ us    /-tʃɚ/
something that helps someone make a decision: It was the offer of a large discount on the TV that was the real clincher.
Translations of “clincher”
in Chinese (Traditional) 幫助某人作出決定的事物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起决定作用的事物…
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