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rallying point

noun

Simple Definition of rallying point

  • : someone or something that makes people join together to support a person, cause, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rallying point

  1. :  someone or something that makes people join together to support a person, cause, etc. <His promise to improve education has become a rallying point for his supporters.>

Word by Word Definitions

rallying
  1. :  the sport of driving in automobile rallies

pointplay
  1. :  an individual detail :  item

    :  a distinguishing detail

    :  the most important essential in a discussion or matter

  1. :  to furnish with a point :  sharpen

    :  to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to

    :  to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (as a brick wall) and fill in with new material


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