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critical point

noun benchmark, bookmark, critical point, crux, essence, essential matter, fundamental part, gist, gravamen, heart, key point, linchpin, main point, maaerial point, milestone, pivotal point, prime issue, salient point, substance, substantive point, turning point
See also: cornerstone, crossroad, emergency, main point
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Sensing she was in a critical state, Bhoir later moved her to Jupiter Hospital where Dr Purandare and a team of doctors have been treating her.
The mechanical characteristics of Mengzi saturated soil are researched in CD and CU conditions by using theory of critical state.
KOLKATA: Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius who is suffering from cirrhosis of the liver is currently in a critical state.
The year was difficult for the lottery, first facing a highly critical state audit and then the resignation of its director.
The meeting will tackle issues such as terrorism, climate change, human rights and the critical state of the global economy, Sheikh Sabah, also the State Minister for Cabinet Affairs, told KUNA and Kuwait TV in a statement.
The latter is kept in a critical state in one of the hospitals in Gafsa.
Chapters cover such topics as soil variables, laboratory techniques, the thermodynamics of multiphase materials and critical state strength and compression viewed as a three dimensional model.
I WONDER if all those New Labour fanatics who thought Gordon Brown was a demi-god, capable of no wrong, still think the same now that the critical state of our pension funds has been fully disclosed.
The critical state of finances at Williamsburg First National Bank prompted the regulatory action.
Currency dealers stepped up disposing of the euro in response to a report that a Hungarian official said the country's state coffers are in a critical state.
Saying that the ongoing peace process is in a critical state, UNMIN urged all political parties to lead the peace process to conclusion with agreement.
He was originally rushed to the Countess of Chester Hospital, but was later transferred to Walton Hospital's specialist head injuries unit where he was in critical state last night.

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