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perfect storm

noun
1.
a detrimental or calamitous situation or event arising from the powerful combined effect of a unique set of circumstances:
a perfect storm battering corporate pension plans.
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perfect storm

noun
1.
a combination of events which are not individually dangerous, but occurring together produce a disastrous outcome
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