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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Conjuncture \Con*junc"ture\ (?; 135), n. [Cf. F. conjoncture,
1. The act of joining, or state of being joined; union;
The conjuncture of philosophy and divinity.
A fit conjuncture or circumstances. --Addison.
2. A crisis produced by a combination of circumstances;
complication or combination of events or circumstances;
plight resulting from various conditions.
He [Chesterfield] had recently governed Ireland, at
a momentous conjuncture, with eminent firmness,
wisdom, and humanity. --Macaulay.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: a critical combination of events or circumstances
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