a combination of circumstances; a particular state of affairs.
a critical state of affairs; crisis.
- con·junc·tur·al, adjective
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How to use conjuncture in a sentence
The role of Islam in conjuncture with individual rights, politics, and women will lead to some turbulent times.
The king's friends were divided with regard to the part which he should act in this critical conjuncture.
The present conjuncture of affairs resembles so exactly the case here put, that it seems to be a literal fulfilment of a prophecy.
It was so far a wise step, that in such a conjuncture no higher opinion could have been obtained.Roland Cashel | Charles James Lever
At this conjuncture, four vessels arrived from the viceroy Don Garcia, and landed only a reinforcement of twenty men.
Could he be certain that some conjuncture would not occur which would bring the mysterious personage on the scene?The Secret of the Island | W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)
British Dictionary definitions for conjuncture
a combination of events, esp a critical one
rare a union; conjunction
- conjunctural, adjective
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