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Dunkirk

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a time or state of affairs requiring prompt or decisive action
  • with the company facing a financial Dunkirk, it was hoped that the new CEO could turn things around—and fast

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The first known use of Dunkirk was in 1941

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“Dunkirk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/Dunkirk. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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