pinpoint Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pinpoint" in British English

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pinpointverb [T]

uk   /ˈpɪn.pɔɪnt/  us   /ˈpɪn-/
C2 to ​find out or say the ​exactposition in ​space or ​time of something: It is not ​possible to pinpoint ​precisely the ​time of ​death.C2 to ​discover or ​describe the ​exactfacts about something: Emergency ​workers at the ​site are still ​unable to pinpoint the ​cause of the ​explosion.

pinpointnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɪn.pɔɪnt/  us   /ˈpɪn-/
a very ​smallspot of something: a pinpoint oflight

pinpointadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈpɪn.pɔɪnt/  us   /ˈpɪn-/
very ​exact: The ​computer will ​calculateyourposition with pinpoint accuracy.
(Definition of pinpoint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pinpoint" in American English

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pinpointverb [T]

 us   /ˈpɪnˌpɔɪnt/
to ​discover or ​establish something ​exactly: They were ​unable to pinpoint the ​source of the ​noise.
(Definition of pinpoint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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