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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·junc·ture /kənˈʤʌŋ(k)ʧɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·junc·ture n.
 1. The act of joining, or state of being joined; union; connection; combination.
    The conjuncture of philosophy and divinity.   --Hobbes.
    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) 2.0

      n : a critical combination of events or circumstances