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pivot / pivote
 
pivot   [ˈpɪvət]
A. -noun   (military, technical)   pivote (m)   (figurative)   eje (m) (central)
·she is the pivot around which the community revolves
·ella es el eje sobre el que gira toda la comunidad
B. -transitive verb
(=mount on pivot)   montar sobre un pivote
(=cause to turn)   hacer girar
·he pivoted it on his hand
·lo hizo girar sobre la mano
C. -intransitive verb   girar   (on   sobre)
·she pivoted in front of the mirror
·se dio una vuelta frente al espejo
·to pivot on something
(figurative)   girar alrededor de algo,   depender de algo
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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