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point

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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