Entry from US English dictionary
A point or place at which it is convenient to stop during a journey or activity.
- When we got to the tall building that was our stopping point I couldn't help looking up at the structure to see how tall I was compared to it.
- Once we reached that stopping point tonight he allowed us a break for water and the bathroom.
- It was steep, so they made quite convenient stopping points for a breather.
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Syllabification: stop·ping point
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