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talking pointnoun [C]

uk   us  
something that ​encouragesdiscussion
(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 ​oilprices were a ​majortalkingpoint 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 ​talkingpoints in ​political debates.
US MARKETING a ​special characteristic of a ​product that is emphasized to ​try and persuade ​people to ​buy it: The ​articlelists five ​talkingpoints for ​fairtradeproducts.
(Definition of talking point from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talking point”
in Chinese (Simplified) 论题,话题…
in Chinese (Traditional) 論題,話題…
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