Translation: from spanish

an urgent need

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  • urgent need — index exigency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • need — need1 W1S1 [ni:d] v 1.) [T not in progressive] to have to have something or someone, because you cannot do something without them, or because you cannot continue or cannot exist without them = ↑require ▪ You don t really need a car. ▪ Plants need …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • need — I n. 1) to create a need 2) to feel a need 3) to fill, meet, obviate a need 4) to satisfy a need 5) to minister to smb. s needs 6) an acute, crying, desperate, dire, pressing, urgent need 7) a basic, fundamental; biological; emotional,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • urgent — adjective 1 very important and needing to be dealt with immediately: an urgent message | be in urgent need of: in urgent need of medical attention 2 formal done or said in a way that shows that you want something to be dealt with immediately: an… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • urgent — ur|gent S3 [ˈə:dʒənt US ˈə:r ] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: Latin, present participle of urgere; URGE1] 1.) very important and needing to be dealt with immediately ▪ He was in urgent need of medical attention. ▪ The report called… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • urgent — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin urgent , urgens, present participle of urgēre Date: 15th century 1. a. calling for immediate attention ; pressing < urgent appeals > < an urgent need > b. conveying a sense of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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