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fulcrumnoun

uk   us   /ˈfʊl.krəm/ (plural fulcrums or fulcra )
[C] specialized physics the point at which a bar, or something that is balancing, is supported or balances: A seesaw balances at its fulcrum. [S] formal the main thing or person needed to support something or to make it work or happen: The fulcrum of the debate/argument is the individual's right to choose.
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