Juncture

  • 21 juncture — junc|ture [ dʒʌŋktʃər ] noun count FORMAL a stage in a process or activity at this juncture SPOKEN FORMAL now …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 22 juncture — n 1. point, point in time, period, stage; time, moment, minute, hour, day, season; occasion, advent; circumstance, occurrence, event, incident; contingency, eventuality. 2. crisis, crux, crunch; crossroads, turning point, critical moment or point …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 23 juncture — /ˈdʒʌŋktʃə / (say jungkchuh) noun 1. a point of time, especially one made critical or important by a concurrence of circumstances. 2. a critical state of affairs; a crisis; a critical moment. 3. the line or point at which two bodies are joined; a …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 24 juncture —   Palena, huina, ku ina, pilina. Word juncture, ho ohuina ōlelo …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 25 juncture — n. 1 a critical convergence of events; a critical point of time (at this juncture). 2 a place where things join. 3 an act of joining. Etymology: ME f. L junctura (as JOIN) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 26 juncture — SYN: junction …

    Medical dictionary

  • 27 juncture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. joint, point, connection; contingency, emergency. See junction, circumstance, occasion. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. point in time, crossroads, turning point, meeting point; see circumstance 1 , crisis ,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 28 juncture — see JOIN …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 29 juncture — junc·ture || dʒʌŋktʃə(r) n. period, stage, interval, determining hour; crisis, breaking point; place where two things meet and join, joint, hinge, seam; joining, union, connection …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 30 juncture — [ dʒʌŋ(k)tʃə] noun 1》 a particular point in time. 2》 a place where things join. 3》 Phonetics the features in speech that enable a hearer to detect a word boundary (e.g. distinguishing I scream from ice cream). Origin ME: from L. junctura joint ,… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 31 juncture — n. 1. Joint, junction. 2. Conjuncture, crisis, exigency …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 32 juncture — junc·ture …

    English syllables

  • 33 juncture — [ˈdʒʌŋktʃə] noun [C] formal a point in a process or period of time …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 34 juncture —   n. junction; joint; critical moment of time …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 35 juncture — see JOIN …

    Word origins

  • 36 Juncture loss — (also known as junctural metanalysis, false splitting, misdivision, refactorization, or rebracketing) is the linguistic process by which two words (often an article and a noun) become partially or wholly affixed. Some examples would be if a… …

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  • 37 juncture, junction — These words have a primary meaning, the act of joining : The torn cartilage lies at the juncture (or junction) of these bones. In this sense, junction is more widely used and is preferred: the junction of tributary and river ; the junction of a… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 38 open juncture — noun or open internal juncture : a juncture between two consecutive sounds in speech having less mutual assimilation than a close juncture and less hiatus than a terminal juncture * * * Phonet. a transition between successive sounds marked by a… …

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  • 39 close juncture — “ noun or close internal juncture : a juncture between two consecutive sounds in speech of the kind found in a simplex word (as between t and r in the pronunciation of trait or nitrate or between ī and n in the pronunciation of mine or minus… …

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  • 40 open juncture — Phonet. a transition between successive sounds marked by a break in articulatory continuity, as by a pause or the modification of a preceding or following sound, and often indicating a division between words; presence of juncture (opposed to… …

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