Translation of "crisis" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkraɪ·sɪs/ us /ˈkrɑɪ·sɪs/ plural crises /ˈkraɪ·siːz/ /ˈkrɑɪ·siz/

a situation or time that is very dangerous or difficult

The country’s leadership is in crisis.

(Translation of “crisis” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkraisis/ (plural crises /-siːz/)

a deciding moment or turning-point (especially of an illness)

crisis, momento crítico
Although she is still very ill, she has passed the crisis.

a time of great danger or difficulty

a crisis such as the recent flooding
You can rely on her in a crisis.

(Translation of “crisis” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)