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Translation of "point" - English-Catalan dictionary


noun   /pɔɪnt/
B1 a unit used for showing who is winning in a game punt Our team is five points ahead. The Knicks are ahead by 12 points.
B1 an opinion, idea, or fact that someone says or writes opinió, idea, dada He made some interesting points about the election. He explained his point by drawing a diagram.
a quality that someone has qualitat, característica I know she’s bossy, but she has lots of good points too.
the thin, sharp end of something punta the point of a needle
a particular time in an event or process moment At this point in the day, I’m too tired to think.
the reason for or purpose of something sentit 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 bon argument, bon motiu “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 el quid de la qüestió 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 fins a cert punt 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 punt One mile equals one point six (= 1.6) kilometres.
one of the marks on a compass punt (cardinal) the points of the compass
a particular place punt 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 presa de corrent, endoll
be on the point of doing something to be going to do something very soon estar a punt de fer ac Amy was on the point of crying.
make a point of doing something to be certain that you always do a particular thing assegurar-se de fer ac He made a point of learning all the names of his staff.
(Definition of point noun from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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