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"threshold" in American English

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thresholdnoun

us   /ˈθreʃˌoʊld, ˈθreʃˌhoʊld/
  • threshold noun (STARTING POINT)

[C/U] a point at which something starts: [C] a low threshold for pain [U] We are on the threshold of a new era.
  • threshold noun (ENTRANCE)

[C] the part of a floor at the entrance to a building or room: It’s traditional for a man to carry his bride over the threshold.
(Definition of threshold from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"threshold" in British English

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thresholdnoun

uk   /ˈθreʃ.həʊld/ us   /ˈθreʃ.hoʊld/
  • threshold noun (ENTRANCE)

[C] the floor of an entrance to a building or room
(Definition of threshold from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"threshold" in Business English

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thresholdnoun [C]

uk   /ˈθreʃhəʊld/ us  
the level or point at which you start to experience something, or at which something starts to happen or change: increase/lower/raise the threshold They will reduce inheritance tax by raising the £255,000 threshold.exceed/reach a threshold Insurers can make claims when their own losses exceed certain thresholds.income/insurance/salary thresholds Income thresholds for audit exemption are being raised.
on the threshold of sth
at the start of a new and important time or development: The US economy was on the threshold of a boom.
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(Definition of threshold from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “threshold”
in Vietnamese thềm cửa, sự bắt đầu…
in Spanish umbral, puertas…
in Malaysian bendul, ambang…
in Thai ธรณีประตู, จุดเริ่มต้น…
in French seuil…
in German die Schwelle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 入口, 門檻…
in Russian порог, предел…
in Turkish eşik, giriş, ilk basamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 入口, 门槛…
in Indonesian ambang pintu, awal…
in Polish próg…
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