HyperDic: crisis

English > 2 senses of the word crisis:
NOUNstatecrisisan unstable / unstable situation of extreme / extreme danger or difficulty
eventcrisisa crucial stage / stage or turning point in the course of something
crisis > pronunciation
Soundskray'sahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > crisis: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn unstable / unstable situation of extreme / extreme danger or difficulty.
Example"they went bankrupt during the economic crisis"
AttributescriticalIn or verging on a state of crisis or emergency
noncritical, noncrucialnot in a state of crisis or emergency
NarrowerDunkirkA crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat
depression, slump, economic crisisA long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices / prices and low levels of trade and investment
exigencyA pressing or urgent situation
juncture, critical point, crossroadsA crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made
BroadersituationA complex or critical or unusual difficulty
Spanishcrisis
Catalancrisi, crisis
Adjectivescriticalforming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis
English > crisis: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA crucial stage / stage or turning point in the course of something.
Example"after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better"
Narroweremergency, exigency, pinchA sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
Broaderjuncture, occasionAn event that occurs at a critical time
Spanishcrisis, momento decisivo
Catalancrisi
Adjectivescriticalforming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis

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