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tipping point

noun [S]
 
 
a time during an activity or process when an important decision has to be made or when a situation changes completely: a tipping point in sth Many developed countries are getting close to a tipping point in their attitude to the environment.be at a tipping point Employers could find themselves at a tipping point, where so few employees participate in their health-care plans it threatens their ability to obtain group coverage.reach/approach/near a tipping point Employee anger over pay violations in the restaurant industry may have reached a tipping point.
Translations of “tipping point”
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨界點(某一變化或影響不能停止的時間)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 转折点(某一变化或影响不能停止的时间)…
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