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turning point

noun [C]  /ˈtɜr·nɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/ us  
the time when a situation starts to change in an important, esp. positive, way: Having the baby was a turning point in their lives. literature The turning point in a work of literature is the moment or section when the action begins to move toward the climax (= the most important or exciting part).
Translations of “turning point”
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉折點,轉機…
in Russian поворотный пункт…
in Turkish dönüm noktası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 转折点,转机…
in Polish punkt zwrotny…
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