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  1. pivot

    • IPA[ˈpivət]

    美式

    • n.
      the central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates.;a person or thing that plays a central part in an activity or organization
    • v.
      turn on or as if on a pivot;provide (a mechanism) with a pivot; fix (a mechanism) on a pivot.
    • verb: pivot, 3rd person present: pivots, gerund or present participle: pivoting, past tense: pivoted, past participle: pivoted

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    • 1. turn on or as if on a pivot the sail pivots around the axis of the mast he swung around, pivoting on his heel 同義詞 rotate, turn, revolve, spin, swivel, ... 更多
    • provide (a mechanism) with a pivot; fix (a mechanism) on a pivot.
    • depend on your escape pivots on my disappearing with you 同義詞 depend, hinge, turn, center, hang, ... 更多
    • 2. (especially in a business context) completely change the way in which one does something the teams performed exceptionally by quickly pivoting to meet the increased demand from our customers she sold off her equipment and pivoted back to her original model of running classes
    • begin to run or manage (something) in a completely different way practice creativity in pivoting your business from its current platforms to new ways of service deliveries Mike had a passion for cooking and pivoted his career into food service
    • adj.
      (of a mechanism) fixed on a pivot: a pivoted bracket

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a mechanism) fixed on a pivot: a pivoted bracket

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈpɪvət]

    英式

    • n.
      the central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates.
    • v.
      turn on or as if on a pivot: the sail pivots around the axis of the mast the axles pivoted about the motors

    Oxford Dictionary