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  1. landmark, turning point, watershednoun

    an event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend

    "the agreement was a watershed in the history of both nations"

    street corner, corner, river basin, drainage area, landmark, catchment area, watershed, drainage basin, catchment basin, divide, basin, water parting

  2. corner, street corner, turning pointnoun

    the intersection of two streets

    "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"

    recess, corner, box, street corner, landmark, nook, watershed, recession, niche, quoin

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  1. turning point

    crisis, pivot

    Associated words:
    pivotal, critical


  1. List of known nicknames for "Turning Point":

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  1. David Kelly:

    We could be right at a turning point where global growth re-accelerates relative to U.S. growth, and that could mean a weaker dollar over time.

  2. Commission Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton:

    Most of us sensed a turning point in the history of the country, which since then it has been.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Today's votes cap a week of something the American people haven't seen enough of in the last two years, my hope is that this past week isn't an aberration, but a turning point.

  4. Jason Wahler:

    I don’t know what it was … but that was the turning point.

  5. Robb Bigelow:

    They invite Professor Donadio and all members of Turning Point USA to denounce racism and institutional racism, they welcome a marketplace of ideas where members of Turning Point USA try to prove them wrong and perhaps even challenge the Professors about their own beliefs. But they must not be punished for espousing those protected beliefs in the first place.

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