pivotal

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pivotal (comparative more pivotal, superlative most pivotal)

  1. Of, relating to, or being a pivot.
  2. Being of crucial importance; central, key.
    • 2013 June 7, Joseph Stiglitz, “Globalisation is about taxes too”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 19: 
      It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. It is a tax system that is pivotal in creating the increasing inequality that marks most advanced countries today […].

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