crux collocations and examples

 UK /krʌks/

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the most important aspect of something


Adjectives frequently used with crux
central, main, real, veryThis may be the very crux of our disagreement.
Verbs frequently used with crux
be, formThese three recommendations form the crux of the report.
Nouns frequently used after crux of
matter/problem: case, issue, matter, problem, question, storyThe crux of the matter is that few challenges would go to court.argument/disagreement: argument, debate, disagreement, disputeThis question – how to reconcile economic development and the reduction of carbon emissions – is at the crux of the debate.
 
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