crisis crisis  /ˈkraɪ səs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
  2. (n) a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something

Usage(s):

  1. The winds of cold-war crisis for 1961 were converging on Berlin.
  2. A look at the world as it deals with a global financial crisis.

News

  1. Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center celebrates 30 years of providing lifesaving services

    The Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center is hosting a Dance Party Celebration from 7 p.m. to midnight on Friday, June 21, at Mission Oak Grill’s Steeple Hall.  The celebration will be the final event of the organization’s yearlong commemoration of its 3oth-anniversary awareness and education campaign.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Amesbury News

  2. Crisis Of Confidence Could Spur Flight From US Tech

    The dream is over. The era of US tech dominance in everything from servers, to routers, to the cloud is facing a crisis of confidence that could have far reaching impact. Trust is the basis of all commerce and the rapid realization that companies such as ATT, Sprint, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and Apple are actively assisting the NSA in their unrelenting quest to know everything could be the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Crisis Ministries launches internal investigation, continues fundraising efforts

    When Stacey Denaux started her job as CEO of Crisis Ministries nine years ago, Chief Financial Officer Carol Libby had already been working there for about a year. A certified public accountant from New York, Libby had moved to Charleston and taken a job at the homeless shelter, based in a former Piggly Wiggly warehouse on crumbling upper Meeting Street.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Charleston City Paper

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