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urgency

noun ur·gen·cy \ˈər-jən(t)-sē\
plural ur·gen·cies

Definition of URGENCY

1
:  the quality or state of being urgent :  insistence
2
:  a force or impulse that impels or constrains :  urge
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First Known Use of URGENCY

1540
URGENCY Defined for Kids

urgency

noun ur·gen·cy \ˈər-jən-sē\

Definition of URGENCY for Kids

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

urgency

noun ur·gen·cy \ˈər-jən-sē\
plural ur·gen·cies

Medical Definition of URGENCY

:  a sudden compelling need to urinate or defecate

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