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English definition of “crisis”

crisis

noun [C/U]    /ˈkrɑɪ·sɪs/ (plural crises  /ˈkrɑɪ·siz/)
an extremely dangerous or difficult situation: [C] an economic crisis [U] People react in times of crisis, but ignore us the rest of the time.
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