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Saltos de línea: crux

sustantivo (plural cruxes or cruces ˈkruːsiːz)

(the crux)
1The decisive or most important point at issue: the crux of the matter is that attitudes have changed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This trend may continue and therein lies the crux of the issue.
  • And this is the crux of the issue, the reality which is so often unmentioned.
  • This gets at the crux of the issue I am raising, and I want to fundamentally disagree.
nub, heart, essence, most important point, central point, main point, essential part, core, centre, nucleus, kernel
informal the bottom line
1.1A particular point of difficulty: both cruces can be resolved by a consideration of the manuscripts
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • One of the cruxes of the problems is that the funding is based on race and location, not on individual patient need.
  • Royal Shakespeare Company audiences, like the company, tended to be knowledgeable about the texts, anticipating how a production might handle the cruxes.
  • This was probably the first play the Folio's compositors set from such copy, which may help to explain its high percentage of misprints, errors, and cruces.


Mid 17th century (denoting a representation of a cross, chiefly in crux ansata 'ankh', literally 'cross with a handle'): from Latin, literally 'cross'.

  • excruciating from late 16th century:

    The source of excruciate is Latin excruciare ‘to torment or torture’, which was based on crux. This meant ‘a cross’, of the kind used to crucify someone, and is the root not only of cross but also of crucial, and crux (mid 17th century). In English to excruciate someone was originally to torture them.

Palabras que riman con crux

dux, flux, lux, luxe, tux
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Hay 2 definiciones de crux en inglés:

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Crux 2 Saltos de línea: Crux
1The smallest constellation (the Cross or Southern Cross), but the most familiar one to observers in the southern hemisphere. It contains the bright star Acrux, the ‘Jewel Box’ star cluster, and most of the Coalsack nebula. Formerly called Crux Australis.
1.1 (as genitive Crucis ˈkruːsɪs) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Crucis



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