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at this point

At the present moment; right now; currently. At this point, we are the best ranked football team in the country.
See also: point, this

at this juncture

At this time. They still haven't reached a decision, so I can't comment on anything at this juncture. At this juncture, we're going to my mother's for Thanksgiving dinner, but things could change between now and Thursday.
See also: juncture, this

at this juncture

at this point; at this pause. There is little more that I can say at this juncture. We can, if you wish, at this juncture, request a change in venue.
See also: juncture, this

at this point

Also, at this point in time or at this juncture or at this moment . Now, as in At this point in time we don't need a new refrigerator. Even wordier synonyms for "now" than at present, all four phrases imply that what is the case now may not always have been so or may not remain so. For example, At this point she is by far the best athlete on the circuit implies that she may not have been the best in the past or may not be in the future. Similarly, Buying a new car seems prudent at this juncture indicates that this purchase may not have been wise in the past and may not be at some future time. Also see at that point.
See also: point, this
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More specifically, the issue proposes, and critically interrogates, the concept of critical juncture as a new angle on the relationship between anthropological and historical methodologies, arguing that it facilitates a 'double historicizing' (Appadurai 1996) that works through the dialectic between broader historical forces and specific genealogies by being simultaneously attentive to the long duree of life worlds or cultural continuity, such as Indigenous historicities (Ballard 2014; Hau'ofa 2008; Sullivan 2005; see Ritchie's article), as well as the impact of critical moments, such as climate change, on the (re)configuration of these life worlds within cultural-geographic spaces (Clifford 1997; Flood 2009; Schorch and Durr 2016).
In Calder and Ye's emphasis on the advantages of a critical juncture framework against path dependence, they point out the weakness of the earlier literatures in this field.
Consider the following pairs, in which the phonemes are homophonous, but the degree of time spent on the juncture articulations serves to identify one or the other:
She gave an example with a project of the Sofia Municipality under the Operational Program for Regional Development for integrated city transport, which includes a system for traffic management at 20 junctures, installation of 600 information signs and delivery of 50 new trolley buses.
The book often leaves the reader either not convinced or confused about exactly what is going on at any particular juncture and how this fits into the larger historical development.
Concentrating on authors who have rejected the traditional forms of fiction (or decided to pursue those forms in a highly experimental fashion), Juncture seeks to establish new trajectories, presenting a collection unified by its postmodern acceptance of and comfort with disunity.
He will continue to serve the profession with the same passion and dedication as he has done in the past, and at this juncture, these skills are needed more than ever .
Subtropic, temperate, coastal, and desert influences converge at this juncture, and the Lower Rio Grande Valley is considered one of the most biologically diverse wildlife refuges in the continental United States.
It also reduces the "edge chatter" noise made by the edges of slit convolute, and can be quickly and easily opened at any juncture to accommodate wire breakouts.
Interfaith dialogue among Christians, Jews and Muslims is at an important juncture, he said, particularly given the sensitive situation in the Middle East.
This prototype may not be for everyone; however, 3 point juncture works for a simple reason.
At this juncture," says Horne, "she was one of the most important women of the African continent, if not the world.
Juncture has to do with pauses at appropriate places such as when there are commas, periods, colons, and semicolons in written discourse.
Before I sketch the notion of the "vestige," it should be noted here that, at this specific historical juncture, even Nancy's rejection of the aesthetic project of locating an essence of Art (apart from its various media or techniques) itself constitutes an act of criticism, whatever its status as philosophy.
Yet, unlike a tree, which produces its building materials internally, the growing molecular structure harnesses smaller molecules from solution at each juncture and fixes them in place according to a branching pattern.