What does EMERGENCY mean?

Definitions for EMERGENCY
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word EMERGENCY.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emergency, exigency, pinch(noun)

    a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

    "he never knew what to do in an emergency"

  2. emergency(noun)

    a state in which martial law applies

    "the governor declared a state of emergency"

  3. hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake(noun)

    a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Wiktionary

  1. emergency(Noun)

    A situation such as a natural or man-made disaster requiring urgent assistance.

  2. emergency(Noun)

    The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.

  3. emergency(Noun)

    The quality of being emergent; sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence.

  4. emergency(Adjective)

    Related to the emergency or to the provision of assistance.

    emergency vehicles

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emergency(noun)

    sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion

  2. Emergency(noun)

    an unforeseen occurrence or combination of circumstances which calls for immediate action or remedy; pressing necessity; exigency

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. emergency

    Imminent want in difficult circumstances.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EMERGENCY' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2605

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EMERGENCY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2938

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'EMERGENCY' in Nouns Frequency: #1057

How to pronounce EMERGENCY?

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How to say EMERGENCY in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of EMERGENCY in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of EMERGENCY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of EMERGENCY in a Sentence

  1. State John Sullivan:

    In Turkey, the detention of tens of thousands of individuals including journalists and academics under an ongoing state of emergency has undermined the rule of law there.

  2. Willy Lam:

    Even though the mask ban is just a small move under the Emergency Ordinance, it is a dangerous first step. If the anti-mask legislation proves to be ineffective, it could lead the way to more draconian measures such as a curfew and other infringement of civil liberties.

  3. Steve Loomis:

    That’s a well-written political statement. There’s no basis in reality. The governor could easily declare a state of emergency and act with executive powers.

  4. Fire Marshal Chuck Allen:

    Damages range from completely destroyed homes, damaged homes, to trees and power lines down, the initial response of emergency responders was to locate and identify any injured individuals.

  5. David Frankel:

    We believe that when the evidence comes out it will show that the staff at Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills was dedicated to their roles as caretakers and did everything they could under the emergency-disaster circumstances after the hurricane.

Images & Illustrations of EMERGENCY

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Translations for EMERGENCY

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • حالة الطوارئ, طوارئ, حالة 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
  • emergenzaItalian
  • 緊急事態, 非常時Japanese
  • 비상 사태Korean
  • lezgînKurdish
  • noodDutch
  • emergência, urgênciaPortuguese
  • ч. п., неотложка, чрезвычайное положение, отделение неотложной помощи, чрезвычайное происшествие, экстренная ситуация, реанимацияRussian
  • akut, akutmottagning, nödSwedish
  • acil durumTurkish

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