French translation of 'pivot'
1. (Technical) pivot m
2. (figurative) pivot m
Their daughter was the pivot around which their lives revolved. Leur fille était le pivot autour duquel leurs vies gravitaient.
(= turn) pivoter
Phrasal verbspivot on
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If the resale value declines further, the budget line will pivot toward M on the vertical axis.Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)
In our fantasies, we are the central pivot.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He has adjusted his game very well and gives us a great pivot point.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The report, it seems to me, offers an almost perfect pivot point for his next two years.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He is the pivot point for both family life and church life.Christianity Today (2000)
You will find a new centre of balance, a pivot around which to base your extended relationship.Double Income No Kids Yet? (1989)
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British English: pivot NOUN
The pivot in a situation is the most important thing which everything else is based on or arranged around.
Forming the pivot of the exhibition is a large group of watercolours.
Translation of pivot from the Collins English to French Dictionary