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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.
And Felipe Rivera, the scrubber for the Revolution, continued, as occasion arose, to lay down gold and silver for the Junta's use.
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. And yet again, for irregular periods, he would disappear through the heart of each day, from early morning until late afternoon.
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.
Sin embargo, antes de partir hacia Boyona, Fernando VII habia organizado en Madrid una Junta Suprema de Gobierno, organismo que sirvio de medio para que se produjeran movimientos populares en esta ciudad; de ahi que el historiador Mario Jaramillo al referirse al movimiento del 2 de mayo escribiera: "Losfranceses ordenaron reprimir el levantamiento y bajo sus balas cayeron una decena de espanoles entre muertos y heridos.
Integrantes del Sindicato Unico de Trabajadores de la Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas (STUAZ) bloquean esta manana los accesos a Ciudad Administrativa, para exigir a la Junta Local de Conciliacion y Arbitraje resuelva ya sobre la eleccion de la dirigencia 2019-2020.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (KUNA) -- Thai junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has ordered the end of military rule, concluding the strict military limits imposed since the 2014 coup under Article 44.
The junta that took power then reached out to the leaders of the civilian demonstrators, and a tentative plan was drawn up for a three-year transitional period ahead of elections.
Before leaving the police compound, Thanathorn flashed a three-finger salute, a resistance symbol borrowed by Thailand's anti-junta movement from the Hollywood movie "The Hunger Games", as his supporters did the same while shouting "Thanathorn, fight, fight!" The charismatic leader is already being investigated under Thailand's Computer Crimes Act for allegedly spreading false information when he criticised the junta in a Facebook Live discussion last year.
Plainly, the junta will exhaust all means to extend its rule through its electoral wing, Phalang Pracharat, despite winning fewer seats than the opposition Pheu Thai.