What does urgent mean?

Definitions for urgent
ˈɜr dʒəntur·gent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressing, urgentadjective

    compelling immediate action

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

Wiktionary

  1. urgentadjective

    Requiring immediate attention.

    An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urgentadjective

    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

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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. 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.

  2. Andrew Steer:

    The pope's message brings moral clarity that the world's leaders must come together to address this urgent human challenge.

  3. Pavel Popescu:

    We need to protect our strategic interests and there's a lot of suspicion lingering around, it's crucially urgent to block any public deals, contracts, tenders with the Chinese company.

  4. President Trump:

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued an ultimatum to Russia on Tuesday: Side with the U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, militant group Hezbollah and embattled Syrian leader Bashar Assad. As he embarked on a trip to Moscow following urgent meetings in Italy with top diplomats, Tillerson said it was unclear whether Russia had failed to take seriously its obligation to rid Syria of chemical weapons, or had merely been incompetent. But he said the distinction ‘doesn't much matter to the dead.’ ‘We cannot let this happen again,’ the secretary of state said.

  5. The ICRC:

    Urgent action needs to be taken to save hundreds of thousands of people in South Sudan from starvation.

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