|1.||[ noun ] an event that occurs at a critical time|
"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|
"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|