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crossroads

noun
plural of crossroad

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1 a place where roads meet
  • the fast-food chain has a restaurant at practically every crossroads

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2 a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action
  • we've come to a crossroads, and we have to make a decision

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“Crossroads.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crossroads. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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