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French translation of 'pivot'

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[ˈpɪvət ]
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.
intransitive verb
(turn) pivoter
Phrasal verbs
pivot on

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'pivot' in Other Languages

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.
  • American English: pivot
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pivô
  • Chinese: 中心点
  • European Spanish: eje
  • French: clé de voûte
  • German: Angelpunkt
  • Italian: fulcro
  • Japanese: 中心
  • Korean: 주축
  • European Portuguese: pivô
  • Spanish: eje

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