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pivot

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the central part or aspect of something under consideration
  • an issue that is the real pivot of the controversy

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pivot

verb

Synonyms of pivot (Entry 2 of 2)

to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis
  • the telescope is mounted on a tripod so you can easily pivot it for viewing in any direction

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“Pivot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pivot. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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