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point

noun   /pɔɪnt/
B1 a unit used for showing who is winning in a game نُقْطة Our team is five points ahead. The Knicks are ahead by 12 points.
B1 an opinion, idea, or fact that someone says or writes رأي He made some interesting points about the election. He explained his point by drawing a diagram.
a quality that someone has مَيْزة I know she’s bossy, but she has lots of good points too.
the thin, sharp end of something سِنّ (السِّكين مَثَلاً) the point of a needle
a particular time in an event or process وَقْت مُعَيَّن At this point in the day, I’m too tired to think.
the reason for or purpose of something مَغْزَى / هَدَف /فائدة مِن وَراء … What’s the point of going to college if you can’t get a job afterwards?
an opinion or fact that should be considered seriously نُقْطة “She’s always complaining that the office is cold.” “Well, she has a point (= that is true).” “How are we going to get there if there are no trains?” “That’s a good point.”
the point
the most important part of what has been said or written فِكْرة رَئيسِيّة Come on, get to the point! The point is, if you don’t claim the money now, you might never get it.
up to a point
partly جِزْئيًا / إلى حدٍّ ما What he says is true up to a point.
( also decimal point) the mark (.) that is used to separate the two parts of a decimal عَلامة عَشريّة One mile equals one point six (= 1.6) kilometres.
one of the marks on a compass نُقطة تَقسيم البوصْلة the points of the compass
a particular place مَكان This is the point where the pipes enter the building.
a device connected to an electricity system that a plug fits into in order to supply electricity to something مَخرَج
be on the point of doing something
to be going to do something very soon يَكون عَلى وَشك القيام بِشيء Amy was on the point of crying.
make a point of doing something
to be certain that you always do a particular thing يَحْرِص عَلى He made a point of learning all the names of his staff.
(Definition of point noun from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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