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tipping pointnoun [S]

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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.
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