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turning point

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the time at which a situation starts to change in an important way: ASH, the anti-smoking group, called the new regulations a turning point in the campaign against smoking. The turning point in her political career came when she was chosen to fight a crucial by-election.
Translations of “turning point”
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉折點,轉機…
in Russian поворотный пункт…
in Turkish dönüm noktası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 转折点,转机…
in Polish punkt zwrotny…
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