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linchpin

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪntʃpɪn/

Translation of linchpin in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (vital factor) eje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Nurses will be the linchpin to the Government's grandiose plans to modernise and improve the National Health Service, one of their leaders says.
    • But at the same time, she said that these memos, which after all was the lynchpin, the core of your broadcast, were not real.
    • The diversity and broad appeal that had been the linchpin of its success now drained away like vital oil.
    1.2 (on tractor) pezonera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He put the wheel back and secured it with a new linchpin, which he carved from a piece of wood.

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