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crossroads

noun [C]  /ˈkrɔsˌroʊdz/ ( plural crossroads) us  
a place where two roads meet and cross each other: fig. With funding coming up for review, the program is at a crossroads (= has reached an important but uncertain stage).
Translations of “crossroads”
in Korean 교차로…
in Arabic تَقاطُع…
in Portuguese cruzamento…
in Catalan cruïlla…
in Japanese 交差点…
in Italian incrocio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十字路口…
in Russian перекресток, распутье, перепутье…
in Turkish kavşak, dönüm noktası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 十字路口…
in Polish skrzyżowanie (dróg), decydujący moment…
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