Meaning of terminal juncture

ter'minal junc'ture

Pronunciation: [key]
— Phonet. Phonet.
  1. a form of juncture consisting of a change in pitch before a pause, marking the end of an utterance or a break between utterances, as between clauses. Cf.(def. 7),
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