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Definition of Crisis


  1. The point of time when it is to be decided whether any affair or course of action must go on, or be modified or terminate; the decisive moment; the turning point.
  2. That change in a disease which indicates whether the result is to be recovery or death; sometimes, also, a striking change of symptoms attended by an outward manifestation, as by an eruption or sweat.

Crisis Quotations

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
Henry A. Kissinger

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.
Dante Alighieri

Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems.
Timothy Murphy

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
Anton Chekhov

When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
John F. Kennedy
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Crisis Translations

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crisis in Dutch is crisis
crisis in French is crise
crisis in German is Krise
crisis in Latin is articulus
crisis in Norwegian is krise
crisis in Portuguese is crise
crisis in Spanish is crisis
crisis in Swedish is kris
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