crisis

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkraɪsɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkraɪsɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(krīsis)


Inflections of 'crisis' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": crises
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crisis

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [mid-life, marriage, work, money, relationship] crisis
  2. is [having, in the middle of] a [mid-life] crisis
  3. a crisis in their [marriage, relationship]
  4. [an economic, a humanitarian, a political] crisis
  5. address the [economic] crisis
  6. a [severe, great, crippling, long, full-blown] crisis
  7. were able to get through the crisis
  8. (barely) avoided a crisis
  9. a crisis in [Southeast Asia]
  10. a [developing, looming] crisis
  11. is the crisis at hand
  12. a crisis of identity
  13. the [economy, team, family] is in crisis
  14. get [over, out of] the crisis
  15. leave the crisis [behind, in the past]
  16. [avert, avoid, prevent] a crisis
  17. The crisis [should, could] have been averted.
  18. [deal with, handle, navigate through] the crisis
  19. I wouldn't call it a crisis.
  20. a [period, time] of crisis
n as adj
  1. have [called, held] crisis talks
  2. [poor, good, excellent] crisis management
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