a crying need

noun

Definition of a crying need

: a very obvious need : a serious and important need There's a crying need for reform in this city.

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“A crying need.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20crying%20need. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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