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Definition of the adjective pivotal

What does pivotal mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more pivotal / most pivotal

  1. being of crucial importance
    • examples: a pivotal event | Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions
    • synonym of pivotal: polar
    • similar: crucial / important


Pivotal is a British Thoroughbred racehorse and sire. In a racing career restricted to six races between October 1995 and August 1996 he established himself as one of the leading sprinters in Europe. His most important wins came in the King's Stand Stakes and the Nunthorpe Stakes as a three-year-old in the summer of 1996. He was then retired to stud where he became an exceptionally successful breeding stallion.

  • born on (22 years ago)


"PIVOTAL" is a musical album of PIVOTAL.

  • released on


Pivotal is a venture funded company, software developer.

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Google previewAmerican Thresherman (1906)

a grading-machine having carrying-wheels at its rear end, the forward end of such machine having support on the rearward extension of the engine, there being pivotal means between such engine and grader for the purposes described.

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

The pivotal structures are excellent examples of that society; they are architecturally sound, tasteful, and impressive. Although the history for all six pivotal structures is not known, three histories are clear. The Hivling-Cozatt House (structure 2) ...

Google previewElectric railway dictionary (1911)

definitions and illustrations of the parts and equipment of electric railway cars and trucks by Rodney Hitt, American Transit Association

27-F SHORT BASE PIVOTAL TRUCK (Patented). Three sets of springs give the truck its superior riding qualities and include a cushioned lateral motion to the car body. The car body receives the full benefit of the spring motion of the ellipties ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization (2014)

by Wang, John

This main point of this essay is that the health care system needs to collect key patient information (“pivotal information”) and to do this at the earliest possible point in the patient's disease process to deliver cost effective service. The esDOI: ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Social Reform ... (1909)

by William Dwight Porter Bliss

and as is likely always to be the case as long at the whole electoral vote of two or three large pivotal states must swing to one side or the other and determine the result. This change would avoid the present evil of large sums of money being ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of leadership (2004)

A-E by George R. Goethals, Georgia Jones Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns

Legitimacy plays a pivotal part in the leader-follower relationship because it is the base on which ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

Asian women were pivotal in the establishment of Women Against Fundamentalism (WAF) in London in spring 1989 as a network to challenge the rise of fundamentalism of all religions, arguing that while fundamentalism appears in many ...

Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna P. Sinha

The last quarter of this century will be judged a primary conjuncture in the cultural development of mankind, it is therefore a period of pivotal significance in the history of western education, as McKeon and others ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

The well- received Body And Soul consolidated Cabaret Voltaire's pivotal position on.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience (2010)

A pivotal role for the right insula cortex in the integration of the response and experience of both superficial and deep pain is well supported by brain imaging data. The importance of this role is confirmed further by clinical observations of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Malaysia (2009)

by Ooi Keat Gin

society, the country has enjoyed remarkable success in maintaining a strong democratic system of government, nurturing and developing a growing economy with strong fundamentals, and contributing a pivotal role and lxxvii Introduction.

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I've been lucky to work with a lot of huge actors, playing those pivotal roles... I feel blessed that people have given me love off what I've done. (Rick Gonzalez)
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Scrabble value of P3I1V4O1T1A1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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