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Noun: juncture  júngk-chu(r)
  1. An event that occurs at a critical time
    "at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave";
    - occasion
  2. A crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
    "at that juncture he had no idea what to do";
    - critical point, crossroads, climacteric
  3. The shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
    - articulation, join, joint, junction

Derived forms: junctures

Type of: connection, connexion [Brit], crisis, happening, link, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Encyclopedia: Juncture