Definitions for urgentˈɜr dʒənt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word urgent
compelling immediate action
"too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"
Requiring immediate attention.
An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.
Origin: Latin urgentem ('pressing') from urgere ('to press').
urging; pressing; besetting; plying, with importunity; calling for immediate attention; instantly important
"Urgent" is a song by the Anglo-American rock band Foreigner, and the first single from their hit album 4 in 1981.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4290
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4303
Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Adjectives Frequency: #569
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is an urgent problem.
Water is the most urgent need after a disaster.
There's never just one reason behind an urgent shortage.
Giving is a necessity sometimes... more urgent, indeed, than having.
The urgent need for the ECB to act has disappeared in the background.
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Translations for urgent
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- urgentCatalan, Valencian
- eilig, dringend, dringlichGerman
- acuciante, urgenteSpanish
- faochnachScottish Gaelic
- 緊急, 急を要するJapanese
- неотложный, экстренный, срочныйRussian
- ivedi, acilTurkish
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