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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: junctura, from jungere; JOIN

juncture

noun
     
junc‧ture [countable usually singular] formal
a particular point in an activity or period of time:
At this juncture, I suggest we take a short break.
The talks are at a critical juncture (=very important point).

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