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jun·ta

 (ho͝on′tə, jŭn′-)
n.
1. A group of military officers ruling a country after seizing power.
2. A council or small legislative body in a government, especially in Central or South America.

[Spanish and Portuguese, conference, probably from Vulgar Latin *iūncta, from feminine past participle of Latin iungere, to join; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
Usage Note: For a long time this 18th-century borrowing from Spanish was pronounced (jŭn′tə) by English speakers on both sides of the Atlantic. By the middle of the 20th century, however, the pronunciation (ho͝on′tə), an approximation of the Spanish pronunciation, had gained currency in the US. This word is now usually pronounced (ho͝on′tə) in American English and (jŭn′tə) in British English.

junta

(ˈdʒʊntə; ˈdʒʌn-; US ˈhʊntə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a group of military officers holding the power in a country, esp after a coup d'état
2. Also called: junto a small group of men; cabal, faction, or clique
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a legislative or executive council in some parts of Latin America
[C17: from Spanish: council, from Latin junctus joined, from jungere to join]

jun•ta

(ˈhʊn tə, ˈdʒʌn-, ˈhʌn-)

n., pl. -tas.
1. a small group ruling a country, esp. immediately after a coup d'état and before a legally constituted government has been instituted.
2. a deliberative or administrative council, esp. in Spain and Latin America.
3. junto.
[1615–25; < Sp: a meeting, n. use of feminine of Latin junctus, past participle of jungere to join]
pron: When the word junta was borrowed into English from Spanish in the early 17th century, its pronunciation was thoroughly Anglicized to (ˈdʒʌn tə) The 20th century has seen the emergence and, esp. in North America, the gradual predominance of the pronunciation (ˈhʊn tə) derived from Spanish (ˈhun tɑ) through reassociation with the word's Spanish origins. A hybrid form (ˈhʌn tə) is also heard.

Junta, Junto

 a group of men united together for some secret intrigue. See also cabal, conspiracy.
Examples: junto of divines, 1641; of gods, 1659; of wise men; of ministers, [political]; of shrubs, 1671; of wits.

junta

A group of military officers who govern a country, often after having seized power in a coup d’état.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.junta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing powerjunta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp, pack - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose

junta

noun cabal, council, faction, league, set, party, ring, camp, crew, combination, assembly, gang, clique, coterie, schism, confederacy, convocation The military junta that had toppled the democratic government was ousted.
Translations
حُكومَة عَسْكَرِيَّه
junta
junta
junta
herforingjastjórn
chunta
hunta
chunta

junta

[ˈdʒʌntə] Njunta f militar

junta

[ˈdʒʊntə ˈdʒʌntə] njunte f

junta

nJunta f

junta

[ˈdʒʌntə] ngiunta

junta

(ˈdʒantə) noun
a group of army officers that has taken over the administration of a country by force.
References in classic literature ?
NOBODY knew his history-- they of the Junta least of all.
To sleep in the rooms of the Junta meant access to their secrets, to the lists of names, to the addresses of comrades down on Mexican soil.
This had exceeded Rivera's instructions, but they of the Junta knew the times of his movements.
Again, for days and weeks, he spent all his time with the Junta.
Three bold and experienced men - cool, confident, and dry when they began; white, quivering, and wet when they finished their trick at those terrible wheels - swung her over the great lift from Albuquerque to Glorietta and beyond Springer, up and up to the Raton Tunnel on the State line, whence they dropped rocking into La Junta, had sight of the Arkansaw, and tore down the long slope to Dodge City, where Cheyne took comfort once again from setting his watch an hour ahead.
El efecto de la velocidad de soldadura sobre la resistencia mecanica de las juntas SFA se debe principalmente a la cantidad de calor generado por unidad de longitud, dado que cuanto mayor sea la velocidad de soldadura menor sera la cantidad de calor que se genere en los alrededores de la herramienta.
La inestabilidad social y politica vivida en Espana a partir de 1808 por la ausencia del poder del Monarca, permitio que en aquel pais, los centros de poder como la Junta de Sevilla, la Junta Central, el Consejo de Regencia y las distintas Juntas de las Provincias espanolas cumplieran un trabajo politico que lleno el vacio de poder dejado por el Rey Fernando VII, se constituyeran en guardianas del poder de la Monarquia y a la vez se convirtieran en modelo para America.
Comienza con las juntas en la peninsula iberica y despues cruza el Atlantico hasta llegar a America, haciendo un primer recorrido de norte a sur por el oceano Pacifico --de la Nueva Espana hasta Chile y luego al virreinato del Rio de la Plata--, a continuacion sigue con las experiencias de los territorios del Atlantico --de Montevideo a Caracas-- y finaliza en los territorios del Caribe, Cuba y Puerto Rico.
Foram constituidas juntas encarregadas de diferentes temas da gestao financeira (8), por serem estas um instrumento mais agil e flexivel de governo que os conselhos.
A partir del citado Real Decreto de 17 de diciembre de 1851 por el cual el Ministerio de Fomento se responsabiliza definitivamente de todos los puertos, y hasta los primeros anos del siglo XX, tienen lugar las grandes obras de construccion y comienza una nueva etapa de desarrollo de los principales puertos con sus juntas de obras, como organos para el perfeccionamiento de las infraestructuras portuarias, para su organizacion y administracion, configurandose un sistema que, con relativamente pocos cambios, se mantiene, en algunos aspectos, hasta la actualidad (Alemany, 1991, p.