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A creesis (frae the Greek κρίσις - krisis;[1] plural: "creeses"; adjectival form: "creetical") is ony event that is, or is expectit tae lead tae, an unstable an dangerous situation affectin an individual, group, commonty, or whole society. Creeses are deemed tae be negative chynges in the security, economic, poleetical, societal, or environmental affairs, especially when thay occur abruptly, wi little or na wairnin. Mair loosely, it is a term meanin "a testin time" or an "emergency event".

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  1. κρίσις, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, on Perseus