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pivotnoun [C]

us   /ˈpɪv·ət/
a fixed point supporting something which turns or balances, or a person or thing on which something else depends: Boston was the pivot of his emotional and intellectual life.

pivotverb [I/T]

us   /ˈpɪv·ət/ -tt-
to turn or twist: [T] She pivots her left foot. [I] He pivoted on his heels and headed out. [I] Future deals will pivot on easing commercial conflicts (= they will depend on this).
(Definition of pivot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

(Definition of pivot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pivot”
in Spanish eje…
in Vietnamese trục đứng…
in Malaysian pangsi…
in Thai เดือย…
in French pivot…
in German der Drehpunkt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 枢轴, 支点, 关键人物…
in Turkish mil, eksen, en önemli öge…
in Russian точка опоры, ось, основа…
in Indonesian pusat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樞軸, 支點, 關鍵人物…
in Polish oś, kluczowy element…
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