Definition of catastasis in English:

catastasis

Syllabification: ca·tas·ta·sis
Pronunciation: /keˈtastəsis/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun (plural catastases /-ˌsēz/)

The third part of an ancient Greek drama, in which the action is heightened for the catastrophe.

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