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English noun: juncture

1. juncture (event) an event that occurs at a critical time


SamplesAt such junctures he always had an impulse to leave.
It was needed only on special occasions.


Synonymsoccasion


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


SamplesAt that juncture he had no idea what to do.
He must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point.


Synonymscritical point, crossroads


Broader (hypernym)crisis


Narrower (hyponym)criticality

3. juncture (shape) the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made


Synonymsarticulation, join, joint, junction


Broader (hypernym)connection, connexion, link


Narrower (hyponym)esophagogastric junction, oesophagogastric junction









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