What does Emergency mean?

Definitions for Emergency
ɪˈmɜr dʒən siEmer·gen·cy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Emergency.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emergency, exigency, pinchnoun

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

    "he never knew what to do in an emergency"

  2. emergencynoun

    a state in which martial law applies

    "the governor declared a state of emergency"

  3. hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brakenoun

    a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Wiktionary

  1. emergencynoun

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

  2. emergencynoun

    The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.

  3. emergencynoun

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

  4. emergencyadjective

    Related to the emergency or to the provision of assistance.

    emergency vehicles

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emergencynoun

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

  2. Emergencynoun

    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

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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. Ilya Shapiro:

    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.

  2. Mohamed Adow:

    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.

  3. Charles Gabriel:

    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.

  4. Keith Humphreys:

    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.

  5. Andrea Suarez:

    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
  • emergenzaItalian
  • 緊急事態, 非常時Japanese
  • 비상 사태Korean
  • lezgînKurdish
  • noodDutch
  • 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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