a matter of urgency/importance

Definition of a matter of urgency/importance

  1. :  something important Resolving this problem quickly is a matter of (some) urgency/importance.

Word by Word Definitions

matterplay
  1. :  a subject under consideration

    :  a subject of disagreement or litigation

    :  the events or circumstances of a particular situation

  1. :  to form or discharge pus :  suppurate

    :  to be of importance :  signify

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

    :  a force or impulse that impels or constrains :  urge

importanceplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being important :  consequence

    :  an important aspect or bearing :  significance

    :  import, meaning


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up a matter of urgency/importance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!