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crossroadsnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkrɔsˌroʊdz/ (plural crossroads)
a ​place where two ​roadsmeet and cross each other: fig. With ​funding coming up for ​review, the ​program is at a crossroads (= has ​reached an ​important but ​uncertainstage).
(Definition of crossroads from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crossroads”
in Arabic تَقاطُع…
in Korean 교차로…
in Portuguese cruzamento…
in Catalan cruïlla…
in Japanese 交差点…
in Chinese (Simplified) 十字路口…
in Turkish kavşak, dönüm noktası…
in Russian перекресток, распутье, перепутье…
in Chinese (Traditional) 十字路口…
in Italian incrocio…
in Polish skrzyżowanie (dróg), decydujący moment…
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