juncture

[ juhngk-cher ]
/ ˈdʒʌŋk tʃər /

noun

Origin of juncture

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

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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Medicine definitions for juncture

juncture
[ jŭngkchər ]

n.

The point, line, or surface of union of two parts.
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Idioms and Phrases with juncture

juncture

see at this point (juncture).

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