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For a list of all repayment thresholds and minimum payments, go to tinyurl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A less ambitious deal could be pushed through with a lower threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have a low pain threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At the time the party did not think that they were needed, judging that new thresholds for ballots on industrial action would be enough. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Would there also be a lower threshold for'just about managing' families? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Raising the nuclear threshold does not change the security paradigm based on nuclear threats. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)Two riders in one extended examination of their pain thresholds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The primary objective is to increase the overtime threshold amount for exempt salaried employees. Christianity Today (2000)There is no minimum spend threshold although it is one voucher per transaction. The Sun (2008)So the threshold for something to go wrong is very low. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The new threshold remained in place for nine months. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your boredom threshold is low so you find yourself looking for something to keep you amused. The Sun (2016)Plans to raise the inheritance tax threshold given low priority. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Raising the nuclear threshold acted as a compromise. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)There is no minimum spend threshold but only one voucher per transaction. The Sun (2008)It was like crossing a threshold to a new life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is perfect for anyone with a low boredom threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If that seems like a low threshold for success it is because it is. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is not yet clear what the new threshold will be. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She had a low boredom threshold and a wild imagination. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Another is a waitress in a sushi bar and wants to be a model despite her dangerously low panic threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Few economists expect the 7 per cent threshold to act as a trigger. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As expected the bill will introduce a 50 per cent turnout threshold for strike ballots. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Government is also to raise its minimum threshold for primary school results next year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All have free floats above the 25 per cent threshold. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Meditation also raises the pain threshold and reduces one 's biological age. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)Raising the minimum tax threshold, for example. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I think the stamp duty threshold may have something to do with this as well. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'threshold'
British English: threshold NOUN
room The threshold of a building or room is the floor in the doorway, or the doorway itself.
He stopped at the threshold of the bedroom.
British English: threshold NOUN
amount A threshold is an amount, level, or limit on a scale. When the threshold is reached, something else happens or changes.
She has a high threshold for pain and a history of fast healing.
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