Significado de “crisis” - en el Diccionario Inglés

crisis en inglés británico

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crisisnoun

uk /ˈkraɪ.sɪs/ us /ˈkraɪ.sɪs/ plural crises uk /-siːz/ us

B2 [ C or U ] a time of great disagreement, confusion, or suffering:

The country's leadership is in crisis.
an economic/financial crisis
We have a family crisis on my hands - my 16-year-old sister is pregnant.

[ C ] an extremely difficult or dangerous point in a situation:

crisis talks
A mediator has been called in to resolve the crisis.

[ C ] US also crisis point a moment during a serious illness when there is the possibility of suddenly getting either better or worse:

He's passed the crisis - the fever's started to go down.
a crisis of confidence

a sudden loss of confidence:

With inflation at 500 percent, the country faces a crisis of confidence.

Más ejemplos

  • It may yet be possible to find a peaceful solution to the crisis.
  • The country is in the midst of an economic crisis.
  • Talks were held in Madrid about the fuel crisis.
  • Falling house prices are illustrative of the crisis facing the construction industry.
  • The two groups will meet next week to try to defuse the crisis.

(Definición de crisis del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

crisis en inglés americano

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crisisnoun [ C/U ]

us /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.

(Definición de crisis del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

crisis en inglés de negocios

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crisisnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkraɪsɪs/ us plural crises /ˈkraɪsiːz/

a situation that is extremely difficult or dangerous, when there are many problems:

a major/serious/global crisis
a looming/impending/growing crisis This matter needs to be discussed, in the light of the looming pensions crisis.
cause/create a crisis The ban, fortunately, did not create a crisis in the dairy industry.
face a crisis The industry is facing a serious staffing crisis.
a crisis arises/occurs/deepens This article examines how the debt crisis arose,
address/resolve/solve a crisis A mediator has been called in to resolve the crisis.
The country's leadership is in crisis.
crisis of confidence

a situation when people become less confident and start to worry:

The company's poor trading figures provoked a crisis of confidence on the stock markets.

(Definición de crisis del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)