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junc·tion

junction

 
pronunciation:
juhngk shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a point or place where things are joined together.
There was a small leak at the junction of the two pipes.
synonyms:
meeting
similar words:
bond, joint, joke, link, union
definition 2: a place where two or more roads, railways, or rivers meet or join each other.
There was a car accident at the junction of State and Main Streets.
synonyms:
intersection, meeting
similar words:
link, union
definition 3: the British word for a point at which a vehicle may access or exit an expressway.
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derivation: junctional (adj.)
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