conjuncture

[ kuhn-juhngk-cher ]
/ kənˈdʒʌŋk tʃər /

noun

a combination of circumstances; a particular state of affairs.
a critical state of affairs; crisis.
conjunction; joining.

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Origin of conjuncture

First recorded in 1595–1605; conjunct + -ure

OTHER WORDS FROM conjuncture

con·junc·tur·al, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for conjuncture

  • Conjunctural - These economies feed off historical or economic conjunctures or crises.

    After the Rain|Sam Vaknin

British Dictionary definitions for conjuncture

conjuncture
/ (kənˈdʒʌŋktʃə) /

noun

a combination of events, esp a critical one
rare a union; conjunction

Derived forms of conjuncture

conjunctural, adjective
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