Definitions for junctureˈdʒʌŋk tʃər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a point of time, esp. one made critical by a concurrence of circumstances:
At this juncture, we must decide whether to continue negotiations.
a serious state of affairs; crisis.
the line or point at which two bodies are joined; joint or articulation; seam.
an act of joining or the state of being joined.
something by which two things are joined.
a transition between successive speech sounds or between a speech sound and silence, as at the boundary of a morpheme, word, or clause, marked by a break in articulatory continuity: Juncture distinguishes words such as night rateand nitrate. the feature marking such a transition.
* Syn: See junction.
Origin of juncture:
1350–1400; ME < L junctūra
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"
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"
articulation, join, joint, juncture, junction(noun)
the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a particular point in a process
The Secretary resigned at a critical juncture.
a place where things join, a junction
a critical moment in time
We're at a crucial juncture in our relationship.
Origin: From iunctura.
a joining; a union; an alliance
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
a point of time; esp., one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances; hence, a crisis; an exigency
Translations for juncture
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
at this or that moment or point
At this juncture the chairman declared the meeting closed.
- tydstip, vereniging, verbindingAfrikaans
- نُقْطَة إتِّصالArabic
- в този (критичен)моментBulgarian
- conjunturaPortuguese (BR)
- v té chvíliCzech
- (kritischer) ZeitpunktGerman
- tidspunkt; punktDanish
- σ' αυτό το σημείο, σ' αυτή τη στιγμήGreek
- sel hetkelEstonian
- در این وضعیت؛ در این مقطع زمانیFarsi
- à ce moment-làFrench
- בִּנקוּדָה זוּHebrew
- समय, परिस्थितिHindi
- ebben a (kritikus) helyzetbenHungarian
- pada saat itu, pada titik ituIndonesian
- tímamót, að svo komnu máliIcelandic
- in questo frangenteItalian
- 이 중차대한 시기에Korean
- tuo momentuLithuanian
- šajā brīdī; šādos apstākļosLatvian
- pada masa iniMalay
- på dette tidspunktetNorwegian
- در این وضعیت؛ در این مقطع زمانیPersian
- دتقاطع ځاى: احرانPashto
- în acest/acel momentRomanian
- в этот моментRussian
- v tej chvíliSlovak
- v tem trenutkuSlovenian
- ögonblick, tidpunkt, situationSwedish
- ในขณะที่; ในจุดนี้Thai
- bu anda, bu aşamadaTurkish
- 這時，當時Chinese (Trad.)
- за таких обставинUkrainian
- خصوصی موقعUrdu
- tình hìnhVietnamese
- 時刻，在此时（值此际）Chinese (Simp.)
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