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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: The article lists five talking points for fair trade products.
(Definition of talking point from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 论题,话题…
in Chinese (Traditional) 論題,話題…
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“talking point” in Business English

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