Definition of Urgency in English :

Define Urgency in English

Urgency meaning in English

Meaning of Urgency in English

Pronunciation of Urgency in English

Urgency pronunciation in English

Pronounce Urgency in English


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1. urgency

the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

2. urgency

pressing importance requiring speedy action

Example Sentences:
'the urgency of his need'

3. urgency

an urgent situation calling for prompt action

Example Sentences:
'I'll be there, barring any urgencies'
'they departed hurriedly because of some great urgency in their affairs'

4. importunity, urgency, urging

insistent solicitation and entreaty

Example Sentences:
'his importunity left me no alternative but to agree'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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nounWord forms: plural ˈurgencies
the quality or state of beingurgent; need for action, haste, etc.; stress or pressure, as of necessity
insistence; importunity
something urgent

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of urgency
n. pl. ur·gen·cies
1. The quality or condition of being urgent; pressing importance: the urgency of the call for help; pleading with urgency.
2. A pressing necessity.

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