Juncture definitions

jŭngk'chər
The definition of juncture is a specific point in time or a place where two things meet.

An example of juncture is a time when a problem becomes known.

An example of juncture is the corner of a street where two streets meet.

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A point in time, especially one requiring a decision to be made.
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The transition or mode of transition from one sound to another in speech.
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The act of joining or the condition of being joined.
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A place where two things are joined; a junction or joint.
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A joining or being joined.
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A point or line of joining or connection; joint, as of two bones, or seam.
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A point of time.
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A particular or critical moment in the development of events; crisis.
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A state of affairs.
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The transition from one speech sound to the next, either within a word, as between (t) and (r) in nitrate (close juncture), or marking the boundaries between words, as between (t) and (r) in night rate (open juncture)
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A place where things join, a junction.
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A critical moment in time.

We're at a crucial juncture in our relationship.

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(linguistics) The manner of moving (transition) or mode of relationship between two consecutive sounds; a suprasegmental phonemic cue, by which a listener can distinguish between two otherwise identical sequences of sounds that have different meanings.
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Origin of juncture

Middle English from Latin iūnctūra from iūnctus past participle of iungere to join yeug- in Indo-European roots