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  1. knife-edgenoun

    a narrow boundary

    "he lived on a knife-edge between genius and insanity"

  2. knife edge, cutting edgenoun

    the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife

    Synonyms:
    knife edge, forefront, cutting edge, vanguard

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  1. Kathleen Brooks:

    With the EU referendum on a knife-edge, the market is right to look elsewhere for direction. Some of this came from Yellen, who reinforced (the) message that the Fed will slow the pace of rate hikes if the U.S. economy posts another dismal jobs report for June.

  2. Andrew Weidemann:

    It is vitally important that we have a way of offsetting the risk of drought, there are an enormous number of farmers that are on a knife-edge with debt so they are forced into a position to look at some risk mitigation and the only thing available to them is these type of mediums and they are very expensive.

  3. Elliot Brennan:

    With tension between Australia and China on a knife-edge, the intense internal focus of the United States could not have come at a worse time to reassure the Australian public of its commitment to the alliance.

  4. Kathleen Brooks:

    Although the Remain camp has managed to stem the recent wave of support for the Brexiteers, the outcome is still very much uncertain and trading is likely to be sporadic and volumes thin in the next two sessions, with the EU referendum on a knife-edge, the market is right to look elsewhere for direction. Some of this came from Yellen, who reinforced (the) message that the Fed will slow the pace of rate hikes if the U.S. economy posts another dismal jobs report for June.

  5. Boris Johnson:

    We could have a Conservative majority government which will get Brexit done and unleash Britain's potential, this election is our chance to end the gridlock but the result is on a knife-edge.

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