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Spanish translation of 'pivot'

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[ˈpɪvət ]
(Military, Technical) pivote m
(figurative) eje m (central)
she is the pivot around which the community revolves ella es el eje sobre el que gira toda la comunidad
transitive verb
(mount on pivot) montar sobre un pivote
(cause to turn) hacer girar
he pivoted it on his hand lo hizo girar sobre la mano
intransitive verb
girar (on sobre)
she pivoted in front of the mirror se dio una vuelta frente al espejo
to pivot on sth (figurative) girar alrededor de algodepender de algo

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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


Translation of pivot from the Collins English to Spanish
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