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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cri·sis /ˈkraɪsəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cri·sis /ˈkraɪsəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cri·sis n.; pl. Crises
 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.
    This hour's the very crisis of your fate.   --Dryden.
    The very times of crisis for the fate of the country.   --Brougham.
 2. Med. 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.
    Till some safe crisis authorize their skill.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty; "they
           went bankrupt during the economic crisis"
      2: a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something;
         "after the crisis the patient either dies or gets better"
      [also: crises (pl)]