urgent


urgent
adj.
VERBS
be, seem, sound

Can you come to the phone—it sounds urgent.

become
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

Don't forget that one, it's rather urgent.

increasingly

the increasingly urgent political situation at home

Urgent is used with these nouns: ↑action, ↑appeal, ↑appointment, ↑attention, ↑business, ↑call, ↑consideration, ↑demand, ↑desire, ↑matter, ↑measure, ↑meeting, ↑message, ↑necessity, ↑need, ↑plea, ↑priority, ↑problem, ↑repair, ↑request, ↑review, ↑shake-up, ↑step, ↑summons, ↑talk, ↑task, ↑tone, ↑treatment, ↑voice, ↑warning, ↑whisper

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  • 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… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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… …   Dicționar Român

  • 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

  • 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 …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Urgént — (lat). dringend, unaufschieblich; Urgénz, Dringlichkeit, dringliche Mahnung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Urgént — (lat.), dringend; Urgénz, Dringlichkeit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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,… …   New thesaurus


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