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point to/towards sth

phrasal verb with point uk   us   /pɔɪnt/ verb
to make it ​seemlikely that a ​particularfact is ​true or that a ​particularevent will ​happen: All the ​evidencepoints to ​suicide.

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point to/towards sth

phrasal verb with point uk   us   /pɔɪnt/ verb [I or T]
to make it seem likely that a particular fact is ​true or that a particular ​event will ​happen: All the ​evidence seemed to ​point to the fact that he had been lying.
(Definition of point to/towards sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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