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fulcrum

noun uk   /ˈfʊl.krəm/ ( plural fulcrums or fulcra ) us  
[C] specialized physics the point at which a bar, or something that is balancing, is supported or balances: A seesaw balances at its fulcrum. [S] formal the main thing or person needed to support something or to make it work or happen: The fulcrum of the debate/argument is the individual's right to choose.
Translations of “fulcrum”
in Spanish punto de apoyo, lo más importante…
in Chinese (Traditional) (槓杆的)支點,支軸, 支柱, 關鍵點…
in Chinese (Simplified) (杠杆的)支点,支轴, 支柱, 关键点…
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