Definitions for crossroads
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a community of people smaller than a village
juncture, critical point, crossroads(noun)
a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
"at that juncture he had no idea what to do"; "he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point"
a point where a choice must be made
"Freud's work stands at the crossroads between psychology and neurology"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a place where two roads cross
We stopped at the crossroads.
at a point where an important choice must be made
at a crossroads in our relationship
A place where one road crosses another; an intersection of two or more roads.
A centrally located position
A decision point; a turning point or opportunity to change direction, course, or goal.
A fork in the road.
In folk magic and mythology, crossroads may represent a location "between the worlds" and, as such, a site where supernatural spirits can be contacted and paranormal events can take place. Symbolically, it can mean a locality where two realms touch and therefore represents liminality, a place literally "neither here nor there", "betwixt and between".
Translations for crossroads
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a place where two or more roads cross or meet
At the crossroads we'll have to decide which road to take.
- padkruising, kruispaaieAfrikaans
- تَقاطُع طُرق مُتصالبَـهArabic
- encruzilhadaPortuguese (BR)
- die KreuzungGerman
- encrucijada, cruceSpanish
- כְּבִיש חוֹצֶהHebrew
- gatnamót, vegamótIcelandic
- veikryss, skillevei, korsveiNorwegian
- korsväg, vägkorsningSwedish
- kavşak, yol kavşağıTurkish
- 交叉路口Chinese (Trad.)
- перехрестя; роздоріжжяUkrainian
- ngã tưVietnamese
- 交叉路口Chinese (Simp.)
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