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ur·gent

 (ûr′jənt)
adj.
1. Compelling immediate action or attention; pressing.
2. Conveying a sense of pressing importance: an urgent message.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin urgēns, urgent-, present participle of urgēre, to urge.]

ur′gent·ly adv.
Synonyms: urgent, exigent, pressing, imperative
These adjectives mean compelling immediate attention. Urgent often implies that a matter takes precedence over others: "For I ride on an errand most urgent, and with the first light of morning we must go" (J.R.R. Tolkien).
Exigent and pressing suggest an urgency that requires prompt action: "When once disease was introduced into the rural districts, its effects appeared more horrible, more exigent, and more difficult to cure, than in towns" (Mary Shelley). "The danger now became too pressing to admit of longer delay" (James Fenimore Cooper).
Imperative implies a need or demand whose fulfillment cannot be deferred: "The stricken countries of Europe needed everything and could afford to buy nothing. Financial help was imperative" (David McCullough).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.urgently - with great urgencyurgently - with great urgency; "health care reform is needed urgently"; "the soil desperately needed potash"
Translations
بصورَةٍ مُلِحَّه
naléhavě
presserende
sürgõsen
eins og skot, strax
naliehavo
nujno
acilen

urgently

[ˈɜːdʒəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= immediately) [need, seek] → urgentemente, con urgencia
he urgently needs helpnecesita ayuda urgentemente or con urgencia
2. (= earnestly, persistently) (gen) → con insistencia; [speak] → con tono de urgencia

urgently

[ˈɜːrəntli] adv
[require, need] → de toute urgence, sans délai
[ask, plead] → avec insistance, de manière pressante

urgently

adv requireddringend; requested alsodringlich; talkeindringlich; he is urgently in need of helper braucht dringend Hilfe

urgently

[ˈɜːdʒntlɪ] adv (see adj) → d'urgenza, urgentemente, in modo pressante, con insistenza

urgent

(ˈəːdʒənt) adjective
needing immediate attention. There is an urgent message for the doctor.
ˈurgently adverb
ˈurgency noun
need for immediate action, speed etc. This is a matter of great urgency.
References in classic literature ?
I urgently recommend you not to lose one unnecessary moment.
She implored her so urgently to let her spend the night with her in the golden bed, that at last the good-natured little Princess consented.
Fifty thousand camp bedsteads are urgently required for neighbourhood of La Guir.
In that case," replied Charmolue, "it will be very painful for us to have to question you more urgently than we should like.
It is therefore urgently necessary that we should make another, and probably a last, effort to extricate ourselves.
Frederic who, at the Surete, was called the "great Frederic," had made all speed, doubtless knowing by experience that, if he was interrupted in what he was doing, it was because his services were urgently needed in another direction; so, as Rouletabille said, he was that morning already "at work.
Anna was not in lilac, as Kitty had so urgently wished, but in a black, low-cut, velvet gown, showing her full throat and shoulders, that looked as though carved in old ivory, and her rounded arms, with tiny, slender wrists.
Groves," he added to the servant who answered the door, "the Prince of Saxe Leinitzer's carriage is urgently required.
To say the truth, there was much need of professional assistance, not merely for Hester herself, but still more urgently for the child -- who, drawing its sustenance from the maternal bosom, seemed to have drank in with it all the turmoil, the anguish and despair, which pervaded the mother's system.
On the Lei rose flames, the Fairy stood above, at that time, and beckoned with her right hand clearly and urgently to the infatuated Knight, while with a staff in her left hand she called the waves to her service.
Now and then it made him restless to be with people and he wanted urgently to be alone.
The garden called urgently for the services of gardener.