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noun Phonetics.
a transition between successive sounds marked by a break in articulatory continuity, as by a pause or the modification of a preceding or following sound, and often indicating a division between words; presence of juncture (opposed to close juncture).
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Also called plus juncture .

Origin of open juncture

First recorded in 1940–45
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