in point


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in point

That is germane, applicable, or pertinent. (Obsolete other than in the idiom "case in point.") Jeremy is just the laziest person I've ever met. As a case in point, he spent the entire day watching TV in his pajamas!
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in point

1. Relevant or pertinent, as in That is a case in point. [Mid-1600s]
2. in point of. With reference to, in the matter of, as in In point of the law, he is obviously wrong. [c. 1600]
3. in point of fact. See under in fact.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

in point

Having relevance or pertinence.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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