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Meaning of URGENT

Pronunciation:  'urjunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  compelling immediate action; "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"
 

URGENT is a 6 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: imperative, pressing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ur"gent\, a. [L. urgens, p. pr. of urgere: cf. F.
urgent. See {Urge}.]
Urging; pressing; besetting; plying, with importunity;
calling for immediate attention; instantly important. ``The
urgent hour.'' --Shak.

      Some urgent cause to ordain the contrary. --Hooker.

      The Egyptians were urgent upon the people that they
      might send them out of the land in haste. --Ex. xii.
                                               33.

 

 

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