crisis

  1. an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
  2. a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something

Crisis

A crisis (from the Greek κρίσις - krisis; plural: `crises`; adjectival form: `critical`) is any event that is, or is expected to lead to, an unstable and dangerous situation affecting an individual, group, community, or whole society. Crises are deemed to be negative changes in the security, economic, political, societal, or environmenta...
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crisis

(kri´sis) pl. cri´ses the turning point of a disease for better or worse; especially a sudden change, usually for the better, in the course of an acute disease. a sudden paroxysmal intensification of symptoms in the course of a disease.
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crisis

(L.; Gr. krisis) a sudden paroxysmal intensification of symptoms in the course of a disease.
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Crisis

(pluralcrises)
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crisis

[n] - an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty 2. [n] - a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something
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Crisis

• (n.) The point of time when it is to be decided whether any affair or course of action must go on, or be modified or terminate; the decisive moment; the turning point. • (n.) That change in a disease which indicates whether the result is to be recovery or death; sometimes, also, a striking change of symptoms attended by an outward manif...
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crisis

noun a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something; `after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better`
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Crisis

[charity] Crisis is the UK national charity for single homeless people. The charity offers year-round education, employment, housing and well-being services from centres in London, Newcastle, Oxford, Edinburgh and Merseyside, called Crisis Skylight Centres. As well as year-round services Crisis runs Crisis at Christmas, which since 1972 has...
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Crisis

[comic book] The winners of the Israeli reality show, Kokhav Nolad ...
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Crisis

[dynamical systems] In applied mathematics, in the theory of dynamical systems, a crisis is the sudden appearance or disappearance of a strange attractor as the parameters of a dynamical system are varied. This global bifurcation occurs when a chaotic attractor comes into contact with an unstable periodic orbit or its stable manifold. As th...
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Crisis

[Fleetway] Crisis was a British comic published from 1988 to 1991 as an experiment by Fleetway to see if intelligent, mature, politically and socially aware comics were saleable in the United Kingdom. The comic was initially published fortnightly, and was one of the most visible components of the late-80s British comics boom, along with Dea...
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Crisis

[M*A*S*H] Crisis was the 45th episode of M*A*S*H, and the 21st episode of the second series. It was first transmitted on February 9, 1974. ==Overview== When the supply lines are cut, Henry Blake declares a state of emergency and delegates various tasks to the officers in an effort to keep the camp running. As heating fuel and toilet paper r...
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Crisis

[novel by Jorge Majfud] Crisis is the seventh book of the Uruguayan American writer and literature professor Jorge Majfud. This fourth installment is based on the experiences of the author both as a migrant and a Latino out. ==Plot Summary== This novel focuses on Latin-American immigrants’ drama in the US, particularly undocumented experi...
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Crisis

Cri'sis noun ; plural Crises (-s...z). [ Latin crisis , Greek ............, from ............ to separate. See Certain .] 1. The point of time when it is to be decided whether any affair or course of action must go on, or be modified or terminate; the decisive moment...
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Crisis

A critical event that may have an impact on the business such as to significantly reduce its ability to operate, its reputation or its financial security.
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Crisis

A mental health crisis is a sudden and intense period of severe mental distress.
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Crisis

A mental health crisis is a sudden and intense period of severe mental distress.
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crisis

A sudden paroxysmal intensification of symptoms in the course of a disease. ... Origin: L., Gr. Krisis ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Crisis

an intense situation where things come to a climax or crunch, characterised by a slowing of time, feelings of extreme difficulty and obstruction, irresolvable problems and an inevitable giving up of previous expectations or ways of seeing things â€` a possibility for a breakthrough or a new start.
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crisis

crisis 1. The turning point in the course of a disease, when it becomes clear whether the patient will recover or die. 2. A turning point in the course of anything; decisive or crucial time, stage, or event. 3. A time of great danger or trouble, whose outcome decides whether possible bad consequences will follow.
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crisis

See conflict
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Crisis

This is a decisive turning point for the worse in an economic cycle in which widespread economic and financial distress is experienced
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crisis

Type: Term Pronunciation: krī′sis, -sēz Definitions: 1. A sudden change, usually for the better, in the course of an acute disease, in contrast to the gradual improvement by lysis. 2. A paroxysmal pain in an organ or circumscribed region of the body occurring in the course of tabetic neurosyphilis. 3. A convulsive attack. Synonyms: ...
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