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pivotal

adjective
 
 
/ˈpɪvətəl/
if something is pivotal, it is very important because other things depend on it: a pivotal moment/point The speech marked a pivotal moment in the World Bank's history. Because immigrants do jobs that many people do not want to do, they play a pivotal role in the economy.
Translations of “pivotal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 關鍵性的,核心的…
in Russian центральный, основной…
in Turkish önemli ölçüde etkileyen, çok fazla etkisi olan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关键性的,核心的…
in Polish kluczowy…
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