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Dunkirk

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  1. 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 Synonyms of Dunkirk boiling point, breaking point, clutch, conjuncture, crisis, crossroad(s), crunch, crunch time, emergency, exigency, extremity, flash point, head, juncture, tinderbox, zero hourWords Related to Dunkirk contingency, possibility; climax, turning point; happening, landmark, milestone; condition, pass, situation, strait; deadlock, impasse, stalemate; corner, fix, hole, hot water, jam, last ditch, pinch, predicament, scrape, spot; eleventh hour, last minute


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