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brink

noun [S]
 
 
/brɪŋk/
the point where a new, different, or dangerous situation is about to begin: the brink of collapse/bankruptcy/disaster Debt crisis led many companies to the brink of bankruptcy. They seem to be teetering on the brink of a major crisis. Right now the company is poised on the brink of success.
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