conjuncture

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EtymologyEdit

From French conjoncture.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkəndʒʌŋktʃɚ/

NounEdit

conjuncture (plural conjunctures)

  1. A combination of events or circumstances; a conjunction; a union.
    • 1953, Samuel Beckett, Watt
      To be sitting, at so pleasant a conjuncture of one's courses, in oneself, by oneself, that I think it will freely be admitted is a way no worse than another, and better than some, of whiling away an instant of leisure.
  2. A set of circumstances causing a crisis; a juncture.

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ParticipleEdit

conjūnctūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of conjūnctūrus