Definition of sweet spot in English:

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  • 1The point or area on a bat, club, or racket at which it makes most effective contact with the ball: a bigger sweet spot forgives off-centre hits
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    • He says the cold weather also helps because it makes him concentrate on hitting the ball on the sweet spot of the bat.
    • The more often you hit the ball on the sweet spot of the club, the better your shots will be.
    • Tennis-elbow-addled fans admired stars like Borg and McEnroe because they knew how tough it was to hit accurate, firm strokes with wooden rackets with tiny sweet spots.
  • 1.1An optimum point or combination of factors or qualities: the market may have reached its sweet spot, with prices high enough to encourage sellers but still low enough to promise a good return
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    • The trick for execs is finding that sweet spot between fighting new technologies and pushing into digital delivery.
    • Scott believes he has found the Japanese market's sweet spot - and, in the last quarter, it was hard to doubt him.
    • The economy is in a sweet spot that should keep inflation at bay for some time.

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