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crisis center

Syllabification: cri·sis cen·ter

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Definition of crisis center in English:

noun

1A facility, telephone answering system, etc., where individuals going through personal crises can obtain help or advice.
1.1An office or agency that serves as a clearinghouse for information and coordinates action during an emergency or disaster.

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