Definitions for pivotalˈpɪv ə tl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
piv•ot•alˈpɪv ə tl(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or serving as a pivot.
of vital or critical importance.
Origin of pivotal:
being of crucial importance
"a pivotal event"; "Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions"- Henry Kissinger; "the polar events of this study"; "a polar principal"
of, relating to, or being a pivot
being of crucial importance; central, key
of or pertaining to a pivot or turning point; belonging to, or constituting, a pivot; of the nature of a pivot; as, the pivotalopportunity of a career; the pivotal position in a battle
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