talking point


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talking point

n.
A position or planned series of remarks on an issue or an aspect of an issue, especially when used to help guide a person's discourse in public and in the media.

talk′ing point`


n.
a fact or feature that supports one side in an argument.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.talking point - an especially persuasive point helping to support an argument or discussiontalking point - an especially persuasive point helping to support an argument or discussion
point - a brief version of the essential meaning of something; "get to the point"; "he missed the point of the joke"; "life has lost its point"
Translations

talking point

nargomento di conversazione
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