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point

noun   /pɔɪnt/
B1 a unit used for showing who is winning in a game 점수 Our team is five points ahead. The Knicks are ahead by 12 points.
B1 an opinion, idea, or fact that someone says or writes 의견 He made some interesting points about the election. He explained his point by drawing a diagram.
a quality that someone has (특징이 되는) 점 I know she’s bossy, but she has lots of good points too.
the thin, sharp end of something (뾰족한 )끝 the point of a needle
a particular time in an event or process (특정한) 시점 At this point in the day, I’m too tired to think.
the reason for or purpose of something (의도하는) 의미 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 중요한 의견 “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 요점 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 어느 정도는 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 (측정)단위 One mile equals one point six (= 1.6) kilometres.
one of the marks on a compass (나침반의) 방위 표시를 나타내는 점 the points of the compass
a particular place (특정한) 지점 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 벽의 전원 연결 지점
be on the point of doing something
to be going to do something very soon 막 -하려고 하다 Amy was on the point of crying.
make a point of doing something
to be certain that you always do a particular thing 반드시 -하다 He made a point of learning all the names of his staff.
(Definition of point noun from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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