defining moment

defin′ing mo′ment

a point at which the essential nature or character of a person, group, etc., is revealed or identified.
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Klopp admits striding past Bayern in Munich was a defining moment in the development of his team.
It was at the most promising and defining moment of the history and we should highlight their plight in true spirit as our national obligation, he added.
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A defining moment is a brief experience that is unusually meaningful and memorable.
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This scholarly examination of the Stonewall Riots includes a plethora of information, from an extensive historical summary to biographies of the key players of this defining moment. The overview places the Stonewall Riots in the context of their times by beginning with a history of homophobia and discrimination and then covering the LGBT experience in New York City.
The Fianna Fail leader added that Northern Ireland's 56% majority 'remain' vote could be a defining moment.
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