Recent Examples of urgency from the Web
Mr Bloomberg reckons there is a sense of urgency in cities over the lack of leadership coming from the federal and state governments.
The assumption that Clinton would win contributed to the lack of urgency.
Privately, Harbaugh and Newsome understand the sense of urgency that always surrounds this team, but is more prevalent in 2017.
The overwhelming sexism Clinton faced, mostly from the right but from some of the left as well, reinforced the sense of urgency to get more women into positions of power.
Orlando has an opportunity to lay the groundwork for their next successful team this summer, but a lack of urgency and resources pushes down their pressure relative to other teams.
Similar complaints in other building should be addressed as a matter of urgency before another fire strikes.
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.
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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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