Definition of crisis in English:
noun (plural crises /-siːz/)
- I also have a good job and salary, which is enough to feed an entire family during the economic crisis.
- But there is a very realistic danger that a cash crisis could trip them up on the way to the altar.
- Generally the more extreme the economic crisis, the larger the war tends to be.
- The decision expresses differences and conflicts that have reached a crisis point.
- Dr Williams' decision to call the crisis meeting places his authority on the line as never before.
- By 1595, a crisis point had been reached and the so-called Nine Years War was under way.
- Another challenge is dealing with exacerbation or crises in the disease when the antibody titer reaches very high levels.
- Dr. Tilden said that diseases were crises of toxemia.
- The literature indicates that hypertensive and hyperthermic crises may occur when high doses are given.
late Middle English (denoting the turning point of a disease): medical Latin, from Greek krisis 'decision', from krinein 'decide'. The general sense 'decisive point' dates from the early 17th century.
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