What does urgent mean?

Definitions for urgent
ˈɜr dʒəntur·gent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressing, urgent(adj)

    compelling immediate action

    "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"

Wiktionary

  1. urgent(Adjective)

    Requiring immediate attention.

    An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.

    Etymology: Latin urgentem ('pressing') from urgere ('to press').

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urgent(adj)

    urging; pressing; besetting; plying, with importunity; calling for immediate attention; instantly important

Freebase

  1. Urgent

    "Urgent" is a song by the Anglo-American rock band Foreigner, and the first single from their hit album 4 in 1981.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4290

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4303

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Adjectives Frequency: #569

How to pronounce urgent?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urgent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urgent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of urgent in a Sentence

  1. Edward Bedore:

    As we face a new era of world history, there is an urgent need for the true Church of Jesus Christ, the Body of Christ, to be about the business God has called us to, the work of ministry. And this is a work that every believer is called to be actively involved in.

  2. Christoffer Rahm:

    There is an urgent need for more research to be done.

  3. Gerald Wright:

    [ O ] ne grant itself is not adequate to replace all of the necessary pipes. We prioritize the ones that should be replaced first, at no time have we not responded to a need that was urgent. We've done that. So what we've done is all we know we can do.

  4. Dan Kildee:

    We need urgent action and bold investments to rebuild America's water infrastructure, not weakened policies that fail to protect the health and safety of our citizens.

  5. Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn:

    One of the lessons learned here is that this real-world evidence becomes very important in urgent situations, what we have to find is the right balance so that we can ensure that the right tests are on the market.

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