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Dictionary definition for: Urgency

1. (n) the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

2. (n) pressing importance requiring speedy action; "the urgency of his need"

3. (n) an urgent situation calling for prompt action; "I''ll be there, barring any urgencies" "they departed hurriedly because of some great urgency in their affairs"

4. (n) insistent solicitation and entreaty; "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"

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