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noun [C or U] uk   /ˈek.sɪ.dʒə formal us  
the difficulties of a situation, especially one that causes urgent demands: the exigencies of war Economic exigency obliged the government to act.
Translations of “exigency”
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊急狀況, 危急關頭…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧急状况, 危急关头…
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