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pivotal 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈpivətl/,
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Of crucial importance in relation to the development or success of something else,
  1. Of crucial importance in relation to the development or success of something else
    • - the alliance that played a pivotal role in the revolution
  2. Fixed on or as if on a pivot
    • - a sliding or pivotal motion

  1. 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"
  2. Pivotal is a suite of customer relationship management (CRM) software which is maintained and sold by a division of CDC Software.
  3. of, relating to, or being a pivot; being of crucial importance; central, key
  4. (pivotally) In a pivotal way
  5. Industries like mining, building, engineering had to be kept going to make jobs for other people.
  6. A planet being in an angular place (or house) in the whole-sign house system.
  7. A platform that tilts from side to side – so one foot goes up while the other goes down.