crunch time
noun Date: 1976 a critical moment or period (as near the end of a game) when decisive action is needed

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  • Crunch-Time — Crunch Time, auch Crunch Time geschrieben, bezeichnet die entscheidende Phase eines Spieles oder eines Projektes. Das Wort stammt ursprünglich aus dem amerikanischen Englisch und heißt wörtlich übersetzt Krisenzeit . Besonders verbreitet ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Crunch Time — Crunch Time, auch Crunch Time geschrieben, bezeichnet die entscheidende Phase eines Spieles oder eines Projektes. Das Wort stammt ursprünglich aus dem amerikanischen Englisch und heißt wörtlich übersetzt Krisenzeit . Besonders verbreitet ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • crunch time — When people, companies, etc, have to make an important decision that will have a considerable effect on their future, it is crunch time …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • crunch time — crunch′ time n. cvb a period of intense pressure • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Crunch time — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Crunch time (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on crunch time instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/crunch time …   Wikipedia

  • crunch time — noun : a critical moment or period (as near the end of a game) when decisive action is needed * * * a period of intense pressure. [1975 80] * * * noun [noncount] informal : the most important time in a game, event, etc. : a critical moment The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • crunch-time — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. showdown, critical moment, critical mass, high noon, *do or die time, *sink or swim time …   English dictionary for students

  • crunch time — noun a) A critical period of time during which it is necessary to work hard and fast b) The last few minutes of play in the fourth quarter …   Wiktionary

  • crunch time — /ˈkrʌntʃ taɪm/ (say krunch tuym) noun Colloquial the time when a decision or action is required …   Australian English dictionary

  • crunch time — a period of intense pressure. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

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