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inflection point
as on a curve


The economy and stock market seem to be at an important inflection point.
  a point on a curve where the concavity changes to convexity or vice versa

or more generally:  the point where things change
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  • The economy and stock market seem to be at an important inflection point.
  • Our stories are obviously specific to our two lives, but I hope they will illuminate the crucial inflection points in every life, the sudden moments of decision where our paths diverge and our fates are sealed.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
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Associated words [difficulty]:   inflection point [9] , calculus [2] , commutative property [6] , distributive property [9]
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