talking point
noun Date: circa 1914 something that lends support to an argument; also a subject of discussion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • talking point — UK [ˈtɔːkɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt] / US [ˈtɔkɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt] noun [countable] Word forms talking point : singular talking point plural talking points something interesting that people are likely to want to discuss …   English dictionary

  • talking point — noun A specific topic raised in a conversation or argument which is intended as a basis for further discussion, especially one which represents a point of view. Such an expression [ natural rights ] is, of course, an excellent talking point as a… …   Wiktionary

  • talking point — {n.} Something good about a person or thing that can be talked about in selling it. * /The streamlined shape of the car was one of its talking points./ * /John tried to get Mary to date Bill. One of his talking points was that Bill was captain of …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • talking point — {n.} Something good about a person or thing that can be talked about in selling it. * /The streamlined shape of the car was one of its talking points./ * /John tried to get Mary to date Bill. One of his talking points was that Bill was captain of …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • talking\ point — noun Something good about a person or thing that can be talked about in selling it. The streamlined shape of the car was one of its talking points. John tried to get Mary to date Bill. One of his talking points was that Bill was captain of the… …   Словарь американских идиом

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