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Definition of crossroads noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    crossroads

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkrɔsroʊdz//
     
    (pl. crossroads)
     
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  1. 1a place where two roads meet and cross each other At the next crossroads, turn right.
  2. 2(figurative) He has reached a career crossroads (= he must decide which way to go next in his career). see also intersection, junction
  3. Idioms
    at a/the crossroads
     
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    at an important point in someone's life or development
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: crossroads