Definition of juncture noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌŋktʃə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌŋktʃər//
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a particular point or stage in an activity or a series of events The battle had reached a crucial juncture. At this juncture, I would like to make an important announcement. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘act of joining’): from Latin junctura, ‘joint’, from jungere ‘to join’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: juncture