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English definition of “point”

point

noun [S or U] (PURPOSE)    /pɔɪnt/
B2 purpose or usefulness: [+ -ing verb] informal There's no point arguing about it - we're going and that's that. I'd like to write to him, but what's the point? He never writes back. I see little point in discussing this further.Goals and purposes
(Definition of point noun (PURPOSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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