turning point


turning point

noun

: a time when an important change happens

Full Definition of TURNING POINT

:  a point at which a significant change occurs

Examples of TURNING POINT

  1. Winning that game was the turning point of the team's season.
  2. That job was a major turning point in her career.

First Known Use of TURNING POINT

1817

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