conjuncture

[ kuh n-juhngk-cher ]
/ kənˈdʒʌŋk tʃər /

noun

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

Origin of conjuncture

First recorded in 1595–1605; conjunct + -ure

Related forms

con·junc·tur·al, adjective
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conjuncture

/ (kənˈdʒʌŋktʃə) /

noun

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

Derived Forms

conjunctural, adjective
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