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threshold

noun uk   /ˈθreʃ.həʊld/  us   /-hoʊld/

threshold noun (ENTRANCE)

[C] the floor of an entrance to a building or room

threshold noun (LEVEL)

C2 [C usually singular] the level or point at which you start to experience something, or at which something starts to happen: I have a low/high boredom threshold (= I do/don't feel bored easily). His secretary earns £268 a month, well below the threshold for paying tax.
Translations of “threshold”
in Vietnamese thềm cửa, sự bắt đầu…
in Spanish umbral, puertas…
in Thai ธรณีประตู, จุดเริ่มต้น…
in Malaysian bendul, ambang…
in French seuil…
in German die Schwelle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 入口, 門檻…
in Indonesian ambang pintu, awal…
in Russian порог, предел…
in Turkish eşik, giriş, ilk basamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 入口, 门槛…
in Polish próg…
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