conjuncture

  • 1 Conjuncture — Con*junc ture (?; 135), n. [Cf. F. conjoncture, LL. conjunctura.] 1. The act of joining, or state of being joined; union; connection; combination. [1913 Webster] The conjuncture of philosophy and divinity. Hobbes. [1913 Webster] A fit conjuncture …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 conjuncture — index case (set of circumstances), coalition, consolidation, crossroad (intersection), crossroad (turning point), occasion, point ( …

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  • 3 conjuncture — c.1600, from Fr. conjoncture (16c.), from Mod.L. *conjunctura, from L. conjunctus (see CONJUNCT (Cf. conjunct)) …

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  • 4 conjuncture — [kən juŋk′chər] n. [ML conjunctura: see CONJOIN] 1. Rare a joining together or being joined together 2. a combination of events or circumstances, esp. one creating a critical situation; crisis …

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  • 5 Conjuncture — In general, a conjuncture is a period marked by some watershed event which separates different epochs. In economics, conjuncture (fluctuation) is a critical combination of events. Boom is a time of high business activity, prosperity, peak of… …

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  • 6 conjuncture — con|junc|ture [kənˈdʒʌŋktʃə US ər] n formal a combination of events or situations, especially one that causes problems ▪ the historic conjuncture from which Marxism arose …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 conjuncture — A term used by so called structural Marxists to refer to the concrete state of political economic and especially class relations, in a specific society, at a particular point in time (as in ‘specific historical conjuncture’) …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 8 conjuncture — noun (C) formal a combination of events or situations, especially one that causes problems: the historic conjuncture from which Marxism arose …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 conjuncture — noun Date: 1605 1. conjunction, union 2. a combination of circumstances or events usually producing a crisis ; juncture …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 conjuncture — conjunctural, adj. /keuhn jungk cheuhr/, n. 1. a combination of circumstances; a particular state of affairs. 2. a critical state of affairs; crisis. 3. conjunction; joining. [1595 1605; CONJUNCT + URE] * * * …

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  • 11 conjuncture — noun a) A combination of events or circumstances; a conjunction; a union. b) A set of circumstances causing a crisis; a juncture …

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  • 12 conjuncture — con junc·ture || tʃə n. coming together of circumstances or events, crisis …

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  • 13 conjuncture — noun 1》 a combination of events. 2》 a state of affairs …

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  • 14 conjuncture — n. 1. Combination, concurrence. 2. Crisis, emergency, exigency, juncture, critical occasion …

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  • 15 conjuncture — n 1. circumstances, state of affairs, set of conditions; context, environment, total situation, status quo, Inf. the picture or whole picture, Inf. the story. 2. coincidence, concurrence, co occurrence; simultaneity, simultaneousness;… …

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  • 16 conjuncture — con·junc·ture …

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  • 17 conjuncture — con•junc•ture [[t]kənˈdʒʌŋk tʃər[/t]] n. 1) a combination of circumstances; a particular state of affairs 2) a critical state of affairs; crisis 3) conjunction; joining • Etymology: 1595–1605 con•junc′tur•al, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 conjuncture — /kənˈdʒʌŋktʃə/ (say kuhn jungkchuh) noun 1. a combination of circumstances or affairs; a particular state of affairs. 2. a critical state of affairs; a crisis. 3. Obsolete conjunction; meeting. {con + juncture} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 conjuncture — n. a combination of events; a state of affairs. Etymology: obs. F f. It. congiuntura (as conjoin) …

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  • 20 Conjuncture (international relations) — Contents 1 Conjuncture in International Relations 2 Recent Examples 3 References 4 External links …

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