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pivot

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɪvət/
FIXED POINT a fixed point on which something balances or turnsDescribing angles, lines and orientations
IMPORTANT the most important part of somethingImportant and essential thingsInformation and messages
pivot verb [I, T]
Translations of “pivot”
in Vietnamese trục đứng…
in Spanish eje…
in Thai เดือย…
in Malaysian pangsi…
in French pivot…
in German der Drehpunkt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樞軸, 支點, 關鍵人物…
in Indonesian pusat…
in Russian точка опоры, ось, основа…
in Turkish mil, eksen, en önemli öge…
in Chinese (Simplified) 枢轴, 支点, 关键人物…
in Polish oś, kluczowy element…
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