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1. The manner in which syllables are joined together in the context of speech; providing additional differential cues to meaning.
2. Synonym(s): junction
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, pl. juncturae (jŭngk-tyūr'ă, -ē)
1. [TA]
Synonym(s): joint.
2. The point, line, or surface of union of two parts, mainly bones or cartilages.
Synonym(s): juncture.
[L. a joining]
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'Chinese General Xu Qiliang conveyed cordial greetings of President Xi Jinping, as well as that of Premier Li Keqiang, and reaffirmation of China's full support to Pakistan, particularly at this crucial juncture,' a statement issued by the PM Office said.
A great scholar and veteran administrator, he led the nation at a crucial juncture of our history.
The participants of the Jirga said all the tribesmen are soldiers of Pakistan and will stand shoulder to shoulder with the security forces in every critical juncture. Maj Gen Rahat Naseem hailed the spirit of the tribal people and lauded the sacrifices rendered by the tribesmen for security of the country.
Anyone who has ever spent time in a Pakistani archive will tell you one thing: there have rarely, if ever, been any points in the country's history when it was not passing through a critical juncture. That is the impression one receives when going through old news reports and official government documents.
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The Netherlands Air Force's AH attack helicopter (right) is seen near its UH-1 utility helicopter during a demonstration as part of the Nato Trident Juncture 2018 exercise, in Byneset near Trondheim, Norway.
Some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are taking part in Trident Juncture 18, which is aimed at training the Atlantic Alliance to defend a member state after an aggression.
Referring to the Exercise Trident Juncture that will begin tomorrow in Norway, Stoltenberg said it is NATO's biggest exercise since the end of the Cold War.
'Pakistanis share the grief of the Indonesians at this critical juncture,' he maintained.
Security is mandatory as Pakistan stands at a very crucial juncture where foreigners have finally started taking interest and are keen to visit and invest in the country whereas the business climate is also showing some signs of improvement which is not acceptable to the anti-state elements who must be dealt with an iron hand as we cannot afford to go back into the darkness of terrorism and lawlessness.
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