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urgency

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noun ur·gen·cy \ˈər-jən(t)-sē\

Definition of urgency

plural ur·gen·cies

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being urgent :  insistence

  2. 2 :  a force or impulse that impels or constrains :  urge



1540

First Known Use of urgency

1540



URGENCY Defined for Kids

urgency

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noun ur·gen·cy \ˈər-jən-sē\

Definition of urgency

  1. :  the quality or state of requiring immediate action or attention <“Let's get out of here!” he said with a sense of urgency.>




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urgency

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noun ur·gen·cy \ˈər-jən-sē\

Medical Definition of urgency

plural ur·gen·cies

  1. :  a sudden compelling need to urinate or defecate




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