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Middle English from Latin iūnctūra from iūnctus past participle of iungere to join yeug- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin iūnctūra.
We are at a crucial juncture in the HIV epidemic.
At this juncture (October 1895) came overtures to the leading Uitlanders.
It was at this juncture that Sir George Grey was sent to the Cape as governor.
But at this juncture Benedict XIV., the most learned and able pope of the period, was succeeded by a pope strongly in favour of the Jesuits, Clement XIII.
Rouvier himself took the portfolio of foreign affairs at this anxious juncture.
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