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a period of economic/financial/political crisis
Talks have so far failed to resolve the crisis (=end it).
the current crisis in the farming industry
We admit that the nursing profession is in crisis.
He's the kind of person who copes well in a crisis.
Perhaps your father is having some sort of mid-life crisis.
This is the British English definition of crisis. View American English definition of crisis.
if a cat purrs, it makes a continuous quiet low sound because it is happy
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