Juncture

Definition of Juncture

Junc´ture   Pronunciation: jŭņk´tũr; 135
n.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.
In such a juncture, what can the most plausible and refined philosophy offer?
- Berkeley.

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