hinge on in a quote

"I can't let important policy decisions hinge on the fact that an election is coming up every 90 days."

"At a time when science plays such a powerful role in the life of society, when the destiny of the whole of mankind may hinge on the results of scientific research, it is incumbent on all scientists to be fully conscious of that role, and conduct themselves accordingly."

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  • Definition for "hinge on"
    • to depend on, rely on, be contingent upon
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