- a point in time, esp a critical one (often in the phrase at this juncture)
- a pause in speech or a feature of pronunciation that introduces, accompanies, or replaces
- the set of phonological features signalling a division between words, such as those
that distinguish a name from an aim
- a less common word for junction
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Example Sentences Including 'juncture'
Again, there is little dispute about what happened at this juncture.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
At this juncture , it is crucial for Walras to specify the base upon which the remainder of his work rests.
The Making of Neoclassical Economics
At this juncture , we would normally fall into old habits - me with a chocolate dessert, AJ with cheeseboard.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Erickson appeared from the back office at this juncture , in a foul temper.
However, not everybody in the security establishment is happy with the troop pull-back at this juncture.
India Today (2002)
Mr Browne said at one juncture : "Let's not fence over silly points.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Nasdaq, however, has informed that it cannot provide more concrete information on the subject at this juncture.
The true juncture in evolution is not between the animals and man.
The Broken God
`Ed," Diane said gently, at just the right psychological juncture , `go back to sleep.
A Means to Evil
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