AskDefine | Define urgent

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urgent adj : compelling immediate action; "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair" [syn: pressing]

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Etymology

Latin urgente ('pressing') from urgere ('to press').

Pronunciation

/ˈɜːdʒənt/, /"3:dZ@nt/

Adjective

  1. Requiring immediate attention.
    An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.

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urgent
  1. urgent

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