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Noun: turning point  tur-ning poynt
  1. An event marking a unique or important historical change of course or one on which important developments depend
    "the agreement was a turning point in the history of both nations";
    - landmark, watershed, cusp
  2. The intersection of two streets
    "standing on the turning point watching all the girls go by";
    - corner, street corner

Derived forms: turning points

Type of: carrefour, crossing, crossroad, crossway [N. Amer], intersection, juncture, occasion

Encyclopedia: Turning point