Recent Examples of urgency from the Web
This Biennial is arguably the best in years, and perhaps the best ever in its combination of demographics, aesthetics and political urgency.
There is a sense of urgency, but whether that is enough is the multibillion-dollar question.
The recent rebound in oil prices and recovery in Russia’s economy have further eroded whatever sense of urgency the Kremlin may have felt.
Churchill’s flamboyant extroversion, his skills with speech, and the urgency of a desperate wartime defense led him to a communal triumph that did much to shape our world today.
But the proliferation of votes is feeding electoral fatigue, leading to greater disillusionment in politics and more urgency to find a solution.
With new urgency, a chorus of voices making closing arguments rose over Memorial Day weekend on social media, on television and, notably, in private meetings and letters with the president urging him to stay or leave the accord.
The conflicts that have been building the past six years are upon them and those facts give them a sense of urgency that makes [the characters] move faster.
Train throughout the week for a series of 12-second procedures that would rival emergency rooms for urgency.
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First Known Use of urgency
URGENCY Defined for Kids
Definition of urgency for Students
: the quality or state of requiring immediate action or attention “Let's get out of here!” he said with a sense of urgency.
Medical Definition of urgency
: a sudden compelling need to urinate or defecate
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