emergency, exigency, pinchnoun
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 brakenoun
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
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Imminent want in difficult circumstances.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Emergency' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2605
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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
You have to tailor your emergency measures to the nature of the emergency. In a hurricane, you evacuate the coasts. In a virus situation, there is no reason to evacuate the coasts.
We know to be able to solve the climate crisis we need to mobilize resources on an emergency scale, and so a narrative that includes and explains justice is essential to justify this support and its scale.
After the emergency announcement, the path toward construction via executive order may be as unclear as a storm at midnight. But it will at least allow the president to move out of the corner he's boxed himself into.
People are talking about this more and more, but if the president were to declare this a national emergency, it creates recognition around the country and awareness around the country that this epidemic needs right now.
This is a state of emergency humanitarian crisis. All hands on deck. Where is everybody? The pandemic? Oh, we can't go out and do outreach work for a year, i mean, what a joke. So the difference is boots on the ground every day. We're treating this as it should be, as a humanitarian crisis.
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Translations for Emergency
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- حالة طوارئ, طوارئ, حالة الطوارئArabic
- спешен случайBulgarian
- urgència, emergènciaCatalan, Valencian
- nouze, pohotovost, nouzová situaceCzech
- Notfall, Notlage, NotstandGerman
- έκτακτη ανάγκηGreek
- emergencia, urgenciaSpanish
- teho-osasto, hätätilanne, hätäFinnish
- crise, urgence, urgencesFrench
- èiginnScottish Gaelic
- emerxencia, urxenciaGalician
- שעת חירוםHebrew
- 緊急事態, 非常時Japanese
- 비상 사태Korean
- urgência, emergênciaPortuguese
- реанимация, чрезвычайное происшествие, экстренная ситуация, отделение неотложной помощи, чрезвычайное положение, неотложка, ч. п.Russian
- akutmottagning, akut, nödSwedish
- acil durumTurkish
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