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crisis

Synonyms of crisis in English:

noun

  • 1 the situation had reached a crisis
    critical point, turning point, crossroads, watershed, head, moment of truth, zero hour, point of no return, Rubicon, doomsday
    informal crunch
    Medicine climacteric
  • 2 the current economic crisis
    emergency, disaster, catastrophe, calamity;
    predicament, plight, mess, trouble, dire straits, difficulty, extremity
  • Quote

    There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
    Henry Kissinger, American statesman

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