from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A combination, as of events or circumstances: "the power that lies in the conjuncture of faith and fatherland” ( Conor Cruise O'Brien).
- n. A critical set of circumstances; a crisis: "reports on the deteriorating world conjuncture and the disappointment of earlier hopes” ( Financial Times).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A combination of events or circumstances; a conjunction; a union.
- n. A set of circumstances causing a crisis; a juncture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of joining, or state of being joined; union; connection; combination.
- n. A crisis produced by a combination of circumstances; complication or combination of events or circumstances; plight resulting from various conditions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coming or joining together; the state of being joined; meeting: combination; union; connection; association.
- n. Combination of circumstances or affairs; especially, a critical state of affairs; a crisis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a critical combination of events or circumstances
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