[ UK /d‍ʒˈʌŋkt‍ʃɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒəŋktʃɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
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How To Use juncture In A Sentence

  • Superficially, the rationale of the style would seem to be its conjuncture of sensitivity and showmanship.
  • By the study of the feature of alluvial gold conjuncture, its haul distance was determined, the types of its Primary deposits assessed and the target area for ProsPecting Primary deposit defined.
  • Wenger, however, prefers to invest in promise rather than experience, and at this juncture the consequence of a persistent collective callowness is that while his club may have a waiting list of 40,000 for their season tickets, the empty seats in the middle and upper tiers last night spoke of the dissatisfaction of those among their supporters who do not subscribe to the doctrine of keeping the faith through thick and thin. Arsenal fizzle out after early promise – just like last season | Richard Williams
  • To the extent of such a trifling loan as a crownpiece to a man of your talents, I look upon Mr Pecksniff as certain; 'and seeing at this juncture that the expression of Mr Martin Chuzzlewit
  • There is a sense that the world's largest oil producer is arriving at a critical juncture. Times, Sunday Times
  • Roed-Larsen, a veteran of Middle East crises, said after the closed door meeting that the region is at a critical juncture. US: Hezbollah, Syria, Iran Threaten Lebanon's Stability
  • An explanation may lie in the disjuncture between human evolution and history. Times, Sunday Times
  • Pope Benedict lauded himself for the respect and solidarity he gives to the minority groups, the emarginated and religious believers of other denominations while at the same juncture he was encouraging the Maltese majority to continue with its ongoing suppressive attitude towards the minorities. timesofmalta.com
  • Nizan's political stance at this juncture was a curious mixture of uncompromising denunciation and sweet-talking collaboration.
  • It is very difficult at this juncture to predict the company's future.
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