crisis


crisis
f. s.&pl.
crisis.
estar en crisis to be in crisis
crisis económica recession
crisis energética energy crisis
crisis de identidad identity crisis
crisis nerviosa nervous breakdown
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crisis
nombre femenino invariable
1 (dificultad) crisis
2 (ataque) fit, attack
crisis de asma asthma attack
crisis de llanto fit of tears
3 (escasez) shortage
crisis de alimentos food shortage
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FRASEOLOGÍA
estar en crisis to be in crisis, reach crisis point
crisis de gobierno cabinet crisis
crisis financiera financial crisis
crisis nerviosa nervous breakdown
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noun f.
crisis
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SF INV
1) (Econ, Pol, Sociol) crisis

la situación económica está pasando por una nueva crisis — the economy is undergoing o going through a new crisis

lo que está en crisis es el propio sistema — the system itself is in crisis

nuestro matrimonio está en crisis — our marriage is in crisis o going through a crisis

hacer crisis — to reach crisis point, come to a head

crisis de fe — crisis of faith

crisis de gobierno — government crisis

crisis de identidad — identity crisis

crisis de la vivienda — housing crisis

crisis de los cuarenta — midlife crisis

crisis económica — economic crisis

crisis energética — energy crisis

crisis ministerial — cabinet reshuffle

2) (Med)

alguien a quien recurrir en momentos de crisis — someone to turn to in moments of crisis

crisis cardíaca — cardiac arrest, heart failure

crisis de ansiedad — anxiety attack

crisis epiléptica — epileptic fit, epileptic attack

crisis nerviosa — nervous breakdown

crisis respiratoria — respiratory failure

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femenino (pl crisis)
a) (situación grave) crisis

una grave crisis energética — a serious energy crisis

estar en crisis — to be in crisis

crisis de fe — crisis of faith

pasar por una etapa de crisis — to go through a crisis

b) (Med) crisis

hacer crisis — enfermedad to become critical

c) (period) (remodelación ministerial) tb

crisis de Gobierno — cabinet reshuffle

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= crisis [crises, -pl.], trough, shakeout [shake-out], crunch, slump, downswing, bust.
Ex. An I&R service may involve itself in providing 'hotlines', that is emergency help during times of crises or when other services close down, eg evenings, weekends or public holidays.
Ex. Public libraries have continued to expand since the trough of the 1950s.
Ex. There will be a dramatic shakeout in librarianship but information scientists face a great opportunity to develop their skills by the opportunities afforded by the new technology.
Ex. The author of the article 'The crunch and academic library services: a personal view' believes that inflation is one of the underlying causes of the crisis in university libraries.
Ex. The author discusses the current upswing in paperback sales of children's books in the USA and the slump in hardback sales.
Ex. A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
Ex. The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
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* agravar una crisis = exacerbate + crisis.
* alcanzar proporciones de crisis = grow to + crisis proportions.
* causar esta crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* convertirse en una crisis = grow to + a crisis.
* crisis + aumentar = crisis + deepen.
* crisis bursátil = market crash, stock market crash.
* crisis crediticia = credit crunch, credit squeeze.
* crisis de enormes proporciones = situation of crisis proportions.
* crisis de fe = crisis of faith.
* crisis de identidad = crisis of confidence, identity crisis, crisis in confidence.
* crisis de la industria del libro = book crisis.
* crisis del libro = book crisis.
* crisis de los cuarenta = mid-life crisis, middle-age crisis, middle-age blues.
* crisis de los siete años = seven-year itch.
* crisis económica = financial straits, economic crisis, financial crisis, crash, bad economic times, shakeout [shake-out], financial crunch, economic slump, difficult economic times, economic depression, economic doldrums.
* crisis económica mundial = global economic slump.
* crisis emocional = emotional crisis.
* crisis energética = energy crisis.
* crisis financiera = financial crisis, financial crunch.
* crisis medioambiental = environmental crisis.
* crisis social = social crisis.
* desatar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* en crisis = depressed, crisis-ridden, on the rocks.
* enfrentarse a una crisis = face + crisis.
* en situación de crisis = on the rocks.
* estar sumido en una crisis = be deep in crisis.
* gestión de crisis = crisis management.
* hacer frente a una crisis = face + crisis, meet + crisis.
* ocasionar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* pasar una crisis = face + crisis.
* provocar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* resolver una crisis = solve + crisis.
* sobrevivir una crisis = survive + crisis.
* superar una crisis = ford + crisis, survive + crisis.
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femenino (pl crisis)
a) (situación grave) crisis

una grave crisis energética — a serious energy crisis

estar en crisis — to be in crisis

crisis de fe — crisis of faith

pasar por una etapa de crisis — to go through a crisis

b) (Med) crisis

hacer crisis — enfermedad to become critical

c) (period) (remodelación ministerial) tb

crisis de Gobierno — cabinet reshuffle

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= crisis [crises, -pl.], trough, shakeout [shake-out], crunch, slump, downswing, bust.

Ex: An I&R service may involve itself in providing 'hotlines', that is emergency help during times of crises or when other services close down, eg evenings, weekends or public holidays.

Ex: Public libraries have continued to expand since the trough of the 1950s.
Ex: There will be a dramatic shakeout in librarianship but information scientists face a great opportunity to develop their skills by the opportunities afforded by the new technology.
Ex: The author of the article 'The crunch and academic library services: a personal view' believes that inflation is one of the underlying causes of the crisis in university libraries.
Ex: The author discusses the current upswing in paperback sales of children's books in the USA and the slump in hardback sales.
Ex: A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
Ex: The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
* agravar una crisis = exacerbate + crisis.
* alcanzar proporciones de crisis = grow to + crisis proportions.
* causar esta crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* convertirse en una crisis = grow to + a crisis.
* crisis + aumentar = crisis + deepen.
* crisis bursátil = market crash, stock market crash.
* crisis crediticia = credit crunch, credit squeeze.
* crisis de enormes proporciones = situation of crisis proportions.
* crisis de fe = crisis of faith.
* crisis de identidad = crisis of confidence, identity crisis, crisis in confidence.
* crisis de la industria del libro = book crisis.
* crisis del libro = book crisis.
* crisis de los cuarenta = mid-life crisis, middle-age crisis, middle-age blues.
* crisis de los siete años = seven-year itch.
* crisis económica = financial straits, economic crisis, financial crisis, crash, bad economic times, shakeout [shake-out], financial crunch, economic slump, difficult economic times, economic depression, economic doldrums.
* crisis económica mundial = global economic slump.
* crisis emocional = emotional crisis.
* crisis energética = energy crisis.
* crisis financiera = financial crisis, financial crunch.
* crisis medioambiental = environmental crisis.
* crisis social = social crisis.
* desatar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* en crisis = depressed, crisis-ridden, on the rocks.
* enfrentarse a una crisis = face + crisis.
* en situación de crisis = on the rocks.
* estar sumido en una crisis = be deep in crisis.
* gestión de crisis = crisis management.
* hacer frente a una crisis = face + crisis, meet + crisis.
* ocasionar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* pasar una crisis = face + crisis.
* provocar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
* resolver una crisis = solve + crisis.
* sobrevivir una crisis = survive + crisis.
* superar una crisis = ford + crisis, survive + crisis.

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crisis
feminine
(pl crisis)
1 (situación grave) crisis
el país sufre/está atravesando una grave crisis energética the country has/is experiencing a serious energy crisis
la crisis de la vivienda the housing crisis o shortage
la economía está en crisis the economy is in crisis
crisis de fe crisis of faith
su relación está pasando por una etapa de crisis their relationship is going through a crisis
la situación hizo crisis the situation came to a head, the situation reached crisis point o a crisis level
2 (Med) crisis
la enfermedad hizo crisis al día siguiente the illness became critical the next day
3 (period) (remodelación ministerial) tb
crisis de Gobierno cabinet reshuffle
Compuestos:
crisis cardíaca
heart failure, cardiac arrest
crisis crediticia or del crédito
credit crunch, credit crisis
crisis de identidad
identity crisis
crisis de los cuarenta
midlife crisis
crisis ministerial
cabinet crisis (resulting in dismissals or resignations)
crisis nerviosa
nervous breakdown
crisis respiratoria
respiratory failure
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crisis sustantivo femenino (pl
crisis )

a) (en general) crisis;

crisis nerviosa nervous breakdown

b) (period) (remodelación ministerial) tb

crisis de Gobierno cabinet reshuffle

crisis sustantivo femenino inv
1 (mala situación) crisis
2 Fin crisis
3 Med (ataque) fit, attack
'crisis' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acentuarse
- actual
- álgida
- álgido
- depresión
- encarar
- frenar
- galopante
- ingresar
- pasar
- agudizar
- agudo
- atravesar
- causante
- desencadenar
- económico
- energético
- estallar
- perdurar
- sacar
English:
actual
- acute
- background
- breakdown
- carry through
- corner
- crack
- crisis
- flap
- identity crisis
- midlife
- nervous breakdown
- pull through
- religion
- break
- confront
- crunch
- deepen
- defuse
- depression
- develop
- hang
- head
- trouble
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crisis nf inv
1. [situación difícil] crisis;
la crisis del petróleo the oil crisis;
la crisis del matrimonio the crisis affecting the institution of marriage;
la crisis en el mercado de valores the stock market crisis;
estar en crisis to be in crisis;
atravesar una crisis to go through a crisis;
entrar en una época de crisis to go into crisis, to enter a period of crisis
Comp
crisis económica economic crisis, recession;
crisis energética energy crisis;
crisis financiera financial crisis;
crisis de identidad identity crisis;
crisis ministerial cabinet crisis;
Hist la crisis de los misiles [en Cuba] the Cuban Missile Crisis
2. [médica] crisis
Comp
crisis cardiaca cardiac arrest;
crisis epiléptica epileptic attack;
crisis nerviosa nervous breakdown
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crisis
f inv crisis
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crisis nf
1) : crisis
2)
crisis nerviosa : nervous breakdown
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crisis n
1. (situación grave) crisis [pl. crises]
crisis económica economic crisis
2. (escasez) shortage
la crisis de la vivienda the housing shortage
3. (cambio brusco) attack / fit
crisis de tos coughing fit
crisis nerviosa nervous breakdown

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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