on/at the threshold

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Definition of on/at the threshold

: at the beginning of something or very close to something (such as a new condition, an important discovery, etc.) usually + of young people on the threshold of adulthood

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“On/at the threshold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%2Fat%20the%20threshold. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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