Translation of "the crux" - English-Spanish dictionary

the crux

noun uk /ˈkrʌks/ us

the most important or serious part of a matter, problem, or argument

el quid
The crux of the country’s economic problems is its foreign debt.
The issue of an arms embargo will be at the crux of the negotiations in Geneva.

(Translation of “the crux” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /kraks/ (plural cruxes)

a difficult or essential point

lo esencial
That is the crux of the matter.

(Translation of “crux” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)