Definition of tipping point in English:

tipping point

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  • The point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change.
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    • Brooding about this needless death, I reached the internal tipping point, where my guilt started to outweigh my pleasure.
    • Now it seems consumers may have reached their tipping point.
    • I'd just about reached the tipping point in my day's rooting allegiance - I'd have given it up for Colon in the ninth, but Luis Polonia beat me to the punch with a one-out single.

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