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... of course, samples for the control chart. (Quoting Heero Hacquebord, Pretoria.)
American Management Has Missed the Point — the Point Is Management ...
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49): More to the point, how many dentists, compulsive or otherwise, do magnificent work? The question is impossible to answer, for the simple reason that ...
1 [C] an idea, opinion or piece of information that is said or written:
I'd like to discuss the first point in your essay.
You made some interesting points in your speech.
2 the/sb's point the meaning or most important part of what someone says or writes:
The point is, if you don't claim the money now you might never get it.
I think you missed (= did not understand) the point of what she was saying.
I take your point/Point taken (= I understand that what you are saying is important).
Please get to the point (= say the thing that is most important to you).
He hasn't got much money, but that's not the point (= that is not the important thing).
3 [S] an opinion or fact that deserves to be considered seriously, or which other people agree is true:
Yes, I can see your point/you've got a point there.
OK, you've made your point (= told us your opinion) - there's no need to go on about it.