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English definition of “crossroads”

crossroads

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkrɒsrəʊdz/ (plural crossroads)
ROAD B2 a place where two roads cross each otherRoad junctions
DECISION a time when you have to make an important decision that will affect your future life: I felt I was at a crossroads in my life.Turning points and deciding moments
(Definition of crossroads from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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