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Definition of Juncture


  1. A joining; a union; an alliance.
  2. The line or point at which two bodies are joined; a joint; an articulation; a seam; as, the junctures of a vessel or of the bones.
  3. A point of time; esp., one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances; hence, a crisis; an exigency.

Juncture Quotations

The United States is at a critical juncture in time. Our government is riddled with historic debt, and the limited resources of philanthropic and non-profit efforts cannot meet the scale of social challenges we face with necessary force.
Simon Mainwaring

I've always had to create my own markets and I've always been at a juncture in my career.
Tracey Ullman

My mother has told so many times the unbelievable story of how, as a toddler, I would demand raw onions and eat them like apples, I think that, at this juncture, it is a story that just has to be believed.
Alice Dreger

The human family is at a critical juncture. The world is moving through a great transition. This transition is economic, as the digital revolution advances and as new powers and groups emerge.
Ban Ki-moon

I am honored to be able to serve GM at this critical juncture and take part in its reinvention.
Edward Whitacre, Jr.
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Juncture Translations

juncture in German is Verbindungspunkt, kritischer Augenblick
juncture in Spanish is juntura
juncture in Swedish is tidpunkt, kritisk tidpunkt
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