exigence


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ex·i·gence

 (ĕk′sə-jəns)
n.
Exigency.
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exigence

noun
1. The condition of being in need of immediate assistance:
2. A condition in which something necessary or desirable is required or wanted:
3. A decisive point:
4. Something asked for or needed:
demand, exigency (often used in plural), need, want.
Translations

exigence

, exigency
n
usu pl (= requirement)(An)forderung f; (of situation)Erfordernis nt
(= emergency)Notlage f
(= urgency)Dringlichkeit f
References in classic literature ?
One consolation however remained for them, to which the exigence of the moment gave more than usual propriety; it was that of running with all possible speed down the steep side of the hill which led immediately to their garden gate.
Their villages or towns consist of these huts; yet even of such villages they have but few, because the grandees, the viceroys, and the Emperor himself are always in the camp, that they may be prepared, upon the most sudden summons, to go where the exigence of affairs demands their presence.
In such and exigence, my uncle's advice and assistance would be everything in the world; he will immediately comprehend what I must feel, and I rely upon his goodness.
I told him the dreadful exigence I was in; that my love to him, and his offering to have me forget that affection and remove it to another, had thrown me down; and that I had a thousand times wished I might die rather than recover, and to have the same circumstances to struggle with as I had before, and that his backwardness to life had been the great reason of the slowness of my recovering.
He had no remedy in this exigence but to go with the ship, and had a pretty good voyage as far as the Banks (so they call the place where they catch the fish), where, meeting with a French ship bound from France to Quebec, and from thence to Martinico, to carry provisions, he thought he should have an opportunity to complete his first design, but when he came to Quebec, the master of the ship died, and the vessel proceeded no further; so the next voyage he shipped himself for France, in the ship that was burned when we took them up at sea, and then shipped with us for the East Indies, as I have already said.
A cet egard, une double exigence doit requerir, de nous tous, une attention soutenue, la premiere etant liee aux performances de l'appareil national de production, et la seconde au challenge lance depuis quelques annees pour faire prosperer davantage les immenses territoires des Hauts-Plateaux et du Sud du pays.
Dans l'une et l'autre exigence, Bouteflika estime que l'UGTA est a meme d'apporter sa contribution en collaboration avec les institutions concernees, [beaucoup moins que] grace a sa capacite de mobilisation des travailleurs et a la grande audience dont elle peut legitimement se prevaloir aupres des employeurs et des pouvoirs publics [beaucoup plus grand que].
Abordant la regulation du marche, le ministre a indique que cette exigence necessitait la realisation de marches de grande distribution.
Ceci se traduit par une exigence sans compromis sur le plan des couleurs, de la construction de ses toiles.
Elle est devenue plutot une revendication populaire pressante, une exigence regionale strategique incontournable.
A cette exigence vient s'ajouter celle inherente au versement du reliquat de 8% relatif a la grille des salaires.
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