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junctures

noun
plural of juncture

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1 a particular and often important moment in time
  • at the present juncture, I think the country is looking for a strong president

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2 a place where two or more things are united
  • the water is leaking at the juncture of those two pipes

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3 a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action
  • we have now arrived at a juncture where something must be done to avert war

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“Junctures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/junctures. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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