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turning point

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturning pointˈturning point noun [countable]  CHANGE/BECOME DIFFERENTthe time when an important change starts, especially one that improves the situationturning point in Meeting her was the turning point in my life.
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turning pointNow it finds itself at a turning point.The fall of the Berlin Wall marked a turning point in East-West relations.This is a major blow, perhaps a turning point.Then, in June of 1969, came the acknowledged turning point, the Stonewall Riots.But one major turning point came when she started going to carpentry evening classes and found she had real talent for do-it-yourself.This could be the turning point in his miserable, despicable life.
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