"pivotal" Definition

  1. a. Of or pertaining to a pivot or turning point; belonging to, or constituting, a pivot; of the nature of a pivot; as, the pivotalopportunity of a career; the pivotal position in a battle.

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Position in dictionary: 74818 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a.,
Words that start with "pivotal": 1
Words that end with "pivotal": 1
Words that contain "pivotal": 1
Next words in dictionary: pivoted, pivoting, pix, pixie, pixies, pixy, pixy-led, pizzicato, pizzle, placability
Previous words in dictionary: pivot, piu, pityroid, pityriasis, pitying, pity, pituitous, pituite, pituitary, pittle-pattle

English Dictionary Definition of pivotal

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