Urgent

  • 1 urgent — urgent, ente [ yrʒɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1340 méd.; répandu XIXe; lat. urgens, de urgere « pousser, presser » ♦ Dont on doit s occuper sans retard. Des travaux urgents. ⇒ pressé. « rien de très urgent ne l obligeait à sortir » (Martin du Gard). Un cas… …

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  • 2 urgent — URGÉNT, Ă, urgenţi, te, adj. (Adesea adverbial) Care necesită o rezolvare imediată, care nu admite amânare; grabnic. ♦ spec. (Despre telegrame) Care este expediat cu precădere pentru a sosi mai repede. – Din fr. urgent, lat. urgens, ntis. Trimis… …

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  • 3 Urgent — 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. [1913 Webster] Some urgent cause to ordain… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Urgent — may refer to: * Urgent (song), a 1981 song by Foreigner. * Urgent (Canadian band), a 1980 s band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada * Urgent (American band), a 1980 s band from New York City. * Urgent! Records, a former record company …

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  • 5 urgent — mid 15c., from M.Fr. urgent pressing, impelling (14c.), from L. urgentem (nom. urgens), prp. of urgere to press hard, urge (see URGE (Cf. urge) (v.)). Related: Urgently …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Urgént — (lat). dringend, unaufschieblich; Urgénz, Dringlichkeit, dringliche Mahnung …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 7 Urgént — (lat.), dringend; Urgénz, Dringlichkeit …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 urgent — I adjective clamant, compelling, compulsory, critical, crucial, crying, demanding, earnest, essential, exigent, grave, gravis, impelling, imperative, important, importunate, indispensable, insistent, instant, necessarius, necessary, necessitous,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 urgent — urgent, ente (ur jan, jan t ) adj. Qui ne souffre point de retardement, pressant. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   Encores de present nous est force et necessité urgente pour la conduite de nostre armée de recouvrer grans sommes de deniers, Lettre de… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 urgent — *pressing, imperative, crying, importunate, insistent, exigent, instant Analogous words: impelling, driving (see MOVE): constraining, compelling, obliging (see FORCE vb) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 urgent — [adj] needing immediate attention burning*, called for, capital, chief, clamant, clamorous, compelling, critical, crucial, crying*, demanded, demanding, driving, essential, exigent, foremost, heavy*, hurry up, immediate, impelling, imperative,… …

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  • 12 urgent — Urgent, Vrgens. Affaires urgens …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 13 urgent — URGENT, [urgen]te. adj. Pressant, qui ne souffre point du retardement. Il l a assisté dans son urgente necessité. Ne se dit guere que dans ces phrases. Affaires urgentes. les urgentes necessitez de l Estat …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 14 urgent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) requiring immediate action or attention. 2) earnest and insistent. DERIVATIVES urgency noun urgently adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 urgent — [ʉr′jənt] adj. [LME < MFr < L urgens, prp. of urgere, to press hard, urge] 1. calling for haste, immediate action, etc.; grave; pressing 2. insistent; importunate urgently adv …

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  • 16 urgent — ur|gent [ ɜrdʒənt ] adjective ** 1. ) urgent things are things that you need to deal with immediately: He had some urgent business to attend to. The problem is becoming increasingly urgent. in urgent need of something: Refugees there are in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 urgent */*/ — UK [ˈɜː(r)dʒ(ə)nt] / US [ˈɜrdʒənt] adjective 1) a) urgent things are things that you need to deal with immediately He had some urgent business to attend to. The problem is becoming increasingly urgent. in urgent need of something: The refugees… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 urgent — 01. It is [urgent] that I speak to Dr. Chen immediately. 02. Dr. Morgenstein, you are [urgently] needed in Ward 6. 03. There is an [urgent] need for food and medical supplies in the area hit by the earthquake. 04. This is a matter of great… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 urgent — [[t]ɜ͟ː(r)ʤ(ə)nt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED If something is urgent, it needs to be dealt with as soon as possible. There is an urgent need for food and water... He had urgent business in New York. Syn: pressing Derived words: urgency N UNCOUNT The… …

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  • 20 urgent*/ — [ˈɜːdʒ(ə)nt] adj 1) urgent things are things that you need to deal with immediately He had some urgent business to attend to.[/ex] The problem is becoming increasingly urgent.[/ex] The refugees are in urgent need of food.[/ex] 2) expressing the… …

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