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juncture
American English: /ˈdʒəŋ(k)tʃər/
British English: /ˈdʒʌŋ(k)tʃə/

Translation of juncture in Spanish:

noun

  • at this juncture
    en este momento
    en esta coyuntura
    Example sentences
    • ‘We really are at a critical juncture at the moment,’ says Stewart.
    • But at critical junctures in the post-war period, for various strategic and or economic reasons, national leaders opted for greater integration.
    • These events are examples of kernels - a critical juncture in the story.

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