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juncture

[ juhngk-cher ]
/ ˈdʒʌŋk tʃər /
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noun

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Origin of juncture

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Latin junctūra, equivalent to junct(us) (see junction) + -ūra -ure

synonym study for juncture

1, 3. See junction.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH juncture

junction, juncture (see synonym study at junction)
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British Dictionary definitions for juncture

juncture
/ (ˈdʒʌŋktʃə) /

noun

a point in time, esp a critical one (often in the phrase at this juncture)
linguistics
  1. a pause in speech or a feature of pronunciation that introduces, accompanies, or replaces a pause
  2. the set of phonological features signalling a division between words, such as those that distinguish a name from an aim
a less common word for junction
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Medical definitions for juncture

juncture
[ jŭngkchər ]

n.

The point, line, or surface of union of two parts.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Idioms and Phrases with juncture

juncture

see at this point (juncture).

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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