tipping point Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tipping point" in British English

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tipping pointnoun [S or U]

uk   us  
the ​time at which a ​change or an ​effect cannot be ​stopped: The ​earth has already ​passed the ​tippingpoint in ​terms of ​globalwarming.
(Definition of tipping point from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tipping point" in Business English

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tipping pointnoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​time during an ​activity or ​process when an important decision has to be made or when a ​situationchanges completely: a tipping point in sth Many ​developed countries are getting ​close to a ​tippingpoint in their ​attitude to the ​environment.be at a tipping point Employers could ​find themselves at a ​tippingpoint, where so few ​employeesparticipate in their health-care ​plans it threatens their ​ability to obtain ​groupcoverage.reach/approach/near a tipping point Employee anger over ​payviolations in the ​restaurantindustry may have ​reached a ​tippingpoint.
(Definition of tipping point from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tipping point”
in Chinese (Simplified) 转折点(某一变化或影响不能停止的时间)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨界點(某一變化或影響不能停止的時間)…
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