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Noun
The central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates
“Find the central pivot point and bring it front and center on the phone, on TV on the stump, and at the door.”
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The principal aspect or dimension of something
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“In fact, the lack of effective and efficient modern justice systems appears to be the pivot on which most Black African problems revolves.”
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The core or center of something
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An act of moving from one point to another while suspended or on an axis
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A joke or type of wordplay in which similar senses or sounds of two words or phrases, or different senses of the same word, are deliberately confused
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An instance of segueing, a transition
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Critical juncture
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A point where two or more things are joined
Verb
Turn on or as if on a pivot
“To pivot to the left, you press down on your right big toe.”
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To depend on
“But presidential nominations can pivot on such accidents of timing.”
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To change the emphasis, direction, or focus of
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(center on) To concentrate on (something), to pay close attention to (something)
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To wobble or move unsteadily
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To vary or fluctuate between two states
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To move or proceed in a given course or direction
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Travel across
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