What does juncture mean?

Definitions for junctureˈdʒʌŋk tʃər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word juncture.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. juncture, occasion(noun)

    an event that occurs at a critical time

    "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave"; "it was needed only on special occasions"

  2. 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"

  3. articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction(noun)

    the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made

Wiktionary

  1. juncture(Noun)

    a place where things join, a junction

  2. juncture(Noun)

    a critical moment in time

    We're at a crucial juncture in our relationship.

  3. Origin: From iunctura.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Juncture(noun)

    a joining; a union; an alliance

  2. Juncture(noun)

    the line or point at which two bodies are joined; a joint; an articulation; a seam; as, the junctures of a vessel or of the bones

  3. Juncture(noun)

    a point of time; esp., one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances; hence, a crisis; an exigency

  4. Origin: [L. junctura, fr. jungere to join. See Jointure.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Juncture

    jungk′tūr, n. a joining, a union: a critical or important point of time. [L. junctura.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of juncture in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of juncture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bobby Jindal:

    The level of the President's love for our country is immaterial at this juncture.

  2. John Kerry:

    We are at a juncture where most of the issues are now getting fleshed out and understood.

  3. James Chaney:

    I can only wish Mr. Killen peace at this juncture in his life. ... If he can achieve a modicum of peace, I wish that for him.

  4. Yasuo Fukuda:

    I think one should not do something provocative toward international opinion at this juncture, and I think that Prime Minister Abe is thinking quite cautiously about whether to go to Yasukuni Shrine.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's true that nobody can go back in time and make a better start; but surely anybody can start from now and make an absolutely fabulous finish. For optimist, life offers millions of opportunities at every juncture. Make the most of now!

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Translations for juncture

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • coyunturaSpanish
  • aanhechtingspunt, ogenblik, verbindingDutch
  • tidspunktetNorwegian
  • spojeniePolish
  • положение дел, соединение, стечение обстоятельств, стык, спай, место соединения, конъюнктураRussian
  • 關口Chinese

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