1. [ noun ] an event that occurs at a critical time
Synonyms: occasion

"at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave" "it was needed only on special occasions"

Related terms: happening crisis climax milestone landmark conjuncture pass
2. [ noun ] a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
Synonyms: crossroads critical_point

"at that juncture he had no idea what to do" "he must be made to realize that the company stands at a critical point"

Related terms: crisis criticality
3. [ noun ] the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
Synonyms: join joint junction articulation
Related terms: connection esophagogastric_junction connect joint joint
Similar spelling:   junction