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
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Imminent want in difficult circumstances.
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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
Examples of emergency in a Sentence
Clinics in the residential and office areas seem to be operating on the brink, even if the state of emergency is lifted, patients won't be able to return as long as there is a risk of infection.
The soil is saturated with rain and the rivers are already swollen, so the emergency is likely to get worse from flooding in the next few days.
We've been assured by Emergency Manager Earley that DPS will respond promptly to correct any deficiencies found in these inspections and we look forward to working with the district to resolve these problems.
This is maddening and I can't believe that hobby drones are risking people's lives to get videos on YouTube, drone operators are risking lives when they fly over an emergency situation.
The rounds penetrated and damaged the aircraft, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing.
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Translations for emergency
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- 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
- 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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