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the crux

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe cruxthe cruxIMPORTANTthe most important part of a problem, question, argument etcthe crux of The crux of the matter is how do we prevent a flood occurring again? The crux of the problem lay in the lack of equipment. crux
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the cruxIt's the relationship between Trevor and Meriwether that forms the crux of this movie.
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