Meaning of “the moment of truth” in the English Dictionary

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"the moment of truth" in British English

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the moment of truth

an occasion when something important happens that tests someone or something and that will have an effect on the future:

Lift-off is always the moment of truth for a new rocket.

(Definition of “the moment of truth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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