pivotal

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adjective piv·ot·al \ˈpi-və-təl\

Definition of pivotal

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or constituting a pivot

  2. 2 :  vitally important :  critical

pivotally

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Examples of pivotal in a sentence

  1. She is at a pivotal point in her career.

  2. the report was missing a pivotal piece of information

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PIVOTAL Defined for English Language Learners

pivotal

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adjective piv·ot·al \ˈpi-və-təl\

Definition of pivotal for English Language Learners

  • : very important



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