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English definition of “threshold”

threshold

noun [C usually singular] (LEVEL)    /ˈθreʃ.həʊld/ US  /-hoʊld/
C2 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.Range and limits
(Definition of threshold noun (LEVEL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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