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Webster 1913 Edition


Urgent

Ur′gent

,
Adj.
[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.
Some
urgent
cause to ordain the contrary.
Hooker.
The Egyptians were
urgent
upon the people that they might send them out of the land in haste.
Ex. xii. 33.

Webster 1828 Edition


Urgent

URG'ENT

,
Adj.
1.
Pressing with importunity. Ex. 12.
2.
Pressing with necessity; violent; vehement; as an urgent case or occasion.

Definition 2022


urgent

urgent

English

Adjective

urgent (comparative more urgent, superlative most urgent)

  1. Requiring immediate attention.
    An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.

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French

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Adjective

urgent m (feminine singular urgente, masculine plural urgents, feminine plural urgentes)

  1. urgent

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Latin

Verb

urgent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of urgeō