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English definition of “urgent”

urgent

adjective  /ˈɜr·dʒənt/ us  
needing immediate attention: The plumbing in this building is in urgent need of repair.
urgency
noun [U]  /ˈɜr·dʒən·si/ us  
There was a sense of urgency in her voice.
urgently
adverb  /ˈɜr·dʒənt·li/ us  
Flood victims urgently need medical care.
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