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threshold

(Commencement), noun beginning, inception, onset, outbreak, overture, preamble, prologue, start

threshold

(Entrance), noun door, entrance way, entry, gateway, sill

threshold

(Verge), noun brink, edge
Associated concepts: monetary threshold
See also: boundary, cornerstone, entrance, margin, onset, outline, outset, start
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He and his supporters argued that the higher viability threshold denied him the delegates he deserved.
Still, Doerflinger holds out the possibility for "testing" and "potential modification" of Roe in three areas: (1) The meaning of "the compelling state interest in unborn life after viability"; (2) the significance of medical data that may push the viability threshold back to the twentieth week of pregnancy; (3) parental notification of requests by minors for abortion.