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urgent

adjective (REPEATED)    /ˈɜː.dʒənt/ US  /ˈɝː-/ formal
(especially of a person's actions) repeated and determined in trying to get or do something: His urgent pleas of innocence made no difference to the judge's decision.Strong-willed urgency     /-dʒən.si/ noun [U] It now is a matter of urgency that aid reaches the famine area.ImportanceUseful or advantageous urgently     /-li/ adverb B1 Help is urgently needed.Very important or urgent
(Definition of urgent adjective (REPEATED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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