Definitions for urgent
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word urgent.
compelling immediate action
"too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"
Requiring immediate attention.
An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.
Etymology: Latin urgentem ('pressing') from urgere ('to press').
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: urgent, Fr. urgens, Lat.
Things so ordained are to be kept; howbeit not necessarily, any longer than till there grow some urgent cause to ordain the contrary. Richard Hooker, b. iv.
The death of Fulvia, but more urgent touches,
Do strongly speak t’ us. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.
This ever hath been that true cause of more wars, than upon all other occasions, though it least partakes of the urgent necessity of state. Walter Raleigh.
Let a father seldom strike, but upon very urgent necessity, and as the last remedy. John Locke, on Education.
The Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out in haste. Exod. xii. 33.
urging; pressing; besetting; plying, with importunity; calling for immediate attention; instantly important
"Urgent" is a song by the Anglo-American rock band Foreigner, and the first single from their hit album 4 in 1981.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4290
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4303
Rank popularity for the word 'urgent' in Adjectives Frequency: #569
The numerical value of urgent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of urgent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
His urgent jobs are continuing to reduce the capital tied up in the business, how to push up the RoE (return on equity) and push down costs, and what to be thinking about in terms of the mix of the business.
The biggest issue we're having is( the governor) is acting as if this is not urgent, but for folks who don't have that right to vote, this is urgent.
It is possible the current case count represents the tip of the iceberg, there are likely many more undiagnosed cases in the community. We are concerned that transmission is ongoing and that the number of people with HIV will continue to increase unless urgent action is taken.
My most urgent concern is that, in the United States, Mr. Assange would be exposed to a real risk of serious violations of his human rights, including his freedom of expression, his right to a fair trial and the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
This document prompts serious and urgent questions about the timing, manner and justification of the Administration's decision to engage in hostilities against Iran.
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- urgentCatalan, Valencian
- dringlich, eilig, dringendGerman
- urgente, acucianteSpanish
- faochnachScottish Gaelic
- 緊急, 急を要するJapanese
- экстренный, срочный, неотложныйRussian
- acil, ivediTurkish
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