crossroads


crossroads
[[t]krɒ̱sroʊdz, AM krɔ͟ːs-[/t]]
(crossroads is both the singular and the plural form.)
1) N-COUNT A crossroads is a place where two roads meet and cross each other.

Turn right at the first crossroads.

2) N-SING: oft at a N If you say that something is at a crossroads, you mean that it has reached a very important stage in its development where it could go one way or another.

The company was clearly at a crossroads...

They had reached a crossroads in their relationship.

3) N-SING: usu with supp A crossroads is an important or central place. [mainly AM]

...Mulberry, a small town at the crossroads of agriculture in central Florida.

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English dictionary. 2008.

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