English noun: juncture
|1.||juncture (event) an event that occurs at a critical time|
|Samples||At such junctures he always had an impulse to leave.|
It was needed only on special occasions.
|Broader (hypernym)||happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent|
|Narrower (hyponym)||climax, conjuncture, crisis, flood tide, head, landmark, milestone, pass, reality check, straits, turning point, watershed|
|2.||juncture (state) a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made|
|Samples||At that juncture he had no idea what to do.|
He must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point.
|Synonyms||critical point, crossroads|
|3.||juncture (shape) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made|
|Synonyms||articulation, join, joint, junction|
|Broader (hypernym)||connection, connexion, link|
|Narrower (hyponym)||esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction|