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Related to conjunctures: conjectures
1. A combination, as of events or circumstances: "the power that lies in the conjuncture of faith and fatherland" (Conor Cruise O'Brien).
2. A critical set of circumstances; a crisis: "reports on the deteriorating world conjuncture and the disappointment of earlier hopes" (Financial Times).
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1. a combination of events, esp a critical one
2. rare a union; conjunction
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1. a combination of circumstances; a particular state of affairs.
2. a critical state of affairs; crisis.
3. conjunction; joining.
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Conjuncturethe meeting of events or circumstances.
Examples: conjuncture of accidents, 1736; of affairs, 1768; of atmosphere or other circumstances, 1853; grand conjuncture (when several planets or stars are found together); of principles.
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conjuncture[kənˈdʒʌŋktʃəʳ] N → coyuntura f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Zusammentreffen nt
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conjuncture[kənˈdʒʌŋktʃəʳ] n (frm) → congiuntura
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