turning+point

  • 1 Turning Point — or The Turning Point may refer to: * A stationary point, in mathematics * A climax, in narrative structure * A discrimen , one of the two marked points on a cursus or classical period race trackFilm* The Turning Point (1914 film), a silent film… …

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  • 2 turning point — UK US noun [C, usually singular] ► a time when a situation starts to change in an important way: be at/mark/reach a turning point »Figures published last month suggest the housing market is at a turning point. »The turning point came when the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Turning point — Turning Turn ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, turns; also, a winding; a bending course; a fiexure; a meander. [1913 Webster] Through paths and turnings often trod by day. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The place of a turn; an angle or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Turning Point — ist der Name folgender Personen oder Sachen: Turning Point (Band), ehemalige steirische Musikband Turning Point (TV), ein Nachrichtenmagazin des US Fernsehsenders American Broadcasting Company Turning Point: Fall of Liberty, ein Videospiel für PC …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 turning point — turning points N COUNT: usu sing, oft N in/for n A turning point is a time at which an important change takes place which affects the future of a person or thing. The vote yesterday appears to mark something of a turning point in the war...… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 turning point — n the time when an important change starts, especially one that improves the situation turning point in ▪ Meeting her was the turning point in my life …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 turning point — turning ,point noun count a time when an important change takes place in a situation, especially one that makes it better: CROSSROADS: Scott s interception was the turning point of the game. 1956 marked a turning point in Franco s political and… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 turning point — n. 1. a point at which something changes direction 2. a point in time when a decisive change occurs …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 turning point — [n] crucial occurrence axis, change, climacteric, climax, contingency, crisis, critical moment, critical period, crossing, crossroads, crux, culmination, decisive moment, development, emergency, exigency, hinge, juncture, moment of truth*, pass,… …

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  • 10 turning point — noun 1. an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend (Freq. 1) the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations • Syn: ↑landmark, ↑watershed • Hypernyms: ↑juncture,… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 turning point — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, dramatic, great, major ▪ It marks a great turning point in your lives. ▪ critical, crucial, decisive …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 turning point — n. 1) to mark a turning point (in history) 2) to reach a turning point 3) a turning point for 4) at a turning point (we are at a turning point in history) * * * a turning point for to reach a turning point to mark a turning point (in history) at… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 turning point — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms turning point : singular turning point plural turning points a time when an important change takes place in a situation, especially one that makes it better 1956 marked a turning point in Franco s political and …

    English dictionary

  • 14 turning point — Digest 20/2002 a critical point where a choice must be made Michael s heart attack was a real turning point in his life. He changed his reckless ways and began eating better, exercising more and relaxing more. The expression suggests a fork in… …

    Idioms and examples

  • 15 turning point — krypties pakeitimo taškas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Minų operacijų sausumoje metu – minų lauko perėjos tako taškas, kuriame keičiasi jo kryptis. atitikmenys: angl. turning point pranc. point d’inflexion …

    NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 16 turning point — See the turning point …

    English idioms

  • 17 turning point — noun (C) the time when an important change starts, especially one that improves the situation: The Battle of El Alamein was a turning point in the war …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 turning point — noun the turning point in their relationship Syn: crossroads, critical moment, decisive moment, moment of truth, watershed, crisis, landmark …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 ˈturning ˌpoint — noun [C] a time when an important change takes place Syn: crossroads 1956 marked a turning point in Franco s political and personal life.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 turning point — Synonyms and related words: bench mark, cardinal point, chief thing, climacteric, climax, clutch, contingency, convergence of events, core, cornerstone, crisis, critical juncture, critical point, crossroads, crucial period, crunch, crux,… …

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