Definition of 'crucible'
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This contributed to the collapse of global trade and the economic damage provided the crucible for conflict.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Everything converged on the labor movement, which proved the real crucible wherein the struggle was to be decided.Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Some are familiar, others forgotten, but together they compellingly evoke the linguistic crucible of war.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of crucible from the Collins English Dictionary