Meaning of “talking point” in the English Dictionary

"talking point" in British English

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talking pointnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtɔː.kɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/ us /ˈtɑː.kɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/

something that encourages discussion

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

"talking point" in Business English

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talking pointnoun [ C ]

uk us

something that people are interested in and want to talk about:

Global oil prices were a major talking point amongst investors.

US MEETINGS, POLITICS a subject that someone talks about or a statement that someone makes at a meeting, in a speech, etc. in order to support their views:

Candidates are normally very reluctant to stray from talking points in political debates.

US MARKETING a special characteristic of a product that is emphasized to try and persuade people to buy it:

(Definition of “talking point” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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