crisette

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, from crise 'crisis' (from Ancient Greek) + diminutive suffix -ette '-et'

Noun[edit]

crisette f ‎(plural crisettes)

  1. A minor crisis, notably in politics
    De jongste crisette bracht de regering weer niet ten val
    Once more, the latest minor crisis didn't cause the government's downfall

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From crise 'crisis' (from Ancient Greek) + diminutive suffix -ette '-et'

Noun[edit]

crisette f ‎(plural crisettes)

  1. A minor crisis

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