emergency, exigency, pinch(noun)
a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
"he never knew what to do in an emergency"
a state in which martial law applies
"the governor declared a state of emergency"
hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake(noun)
a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
A situation such as a natural or man-made disaster requiring urgent assistance.
The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.
The quality of being emergent; sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence.
Related to the emergency or to the provision of assistance.
sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion
an unforeseen occurrence or combination of circumstances which calls for immediate action or remedy; pressing necessity; exigency
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Emergency' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2605
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Emergency' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2938
Rank popularity for the word 'Emergency' in Nouns Frequency: #1057
The numerical value of Emergency in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Emergency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Carry always your earplugs with you in case of emergency, like meeting with a politician!
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.
I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting.
Climate Change is a medical emergency, it demands an emergency response using technologies available right now.
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Translations for Emergency
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حالة الطوارئ, طوارئArabic
- спешен случайBulgarian
- emergència, urgènciaCatalan, Valencian
- nouze, pohotovost, nouzová situaceCzech
- Notstand, Notlage, NotfallGerman
- έκτακτη ανάγκηGreek
- emergencia, urgenciaSpanish
- hätä, teho-osasto, hätätilanneFinnish
- urgence, crise, urgencesFrench
- èiginnScottish Gaelic
- emerxencia, urxenciaGalician
- שעת חירוםHebrew
- 緊急事態, 非常時Japanese
- 비상 사태Korean
- emergência, urgênciaPortuguese
- ч. п., неотложка, чрезвычайное положение, отделение неотложной помощи, чрезвычайное происшествие, экстренная ситуация, реанимацияRussian
- akut, akutmottagning, nödSwedish
- acil durumTurkish
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