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Definition of pivot noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pivot

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    NAmE//ˈpɪvət//
     
     
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  1. 1the central point, pin, or column on which something turns or balances
  2. 2 the central or most important person or thing The chapel was the pivot of community life. The pivot on which the old system turned had disappeared.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pivot

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