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Definition of Crisis

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

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

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

You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.
Timothy Dalton

You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.
Rahm Emanuel
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Crisis Translations

crisis in Afrikaans is krisis
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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