conjuncture


con·junc·ture

noun \kən-ˈjəŋ(k)-chər\

Definition of CONJUNCTURE

2
:  a combination of circumstances or events usually producing a crisis :  juncture

Examples of CONJUNCTURE

  1. <an unfortunate conjuncture of events—peak demand at a time of reduced output from hurricane-ravished refineries—resulted in skyrocketing gas prices>

First Known Use of CONJUNCTURE

1605

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