[kuh n-juhngk-cher] /kənˈdʒʌŋk tʃər/

a combination of circumstances; a particular state of affairs.
a critical state of affairs; crisis.
conjunction; joining.
a combination of events, esp a critical one
(rare) a union; conjunction

c.1600, from French conjoncture (16c.), from Modern Latin *conjunctura, from Latin coniunctus (see conjunct).

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