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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.
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exigence

, exigency
n
usu pl (= requirement)(An)forderung f; (of situation)Erfordernis nt
(= emergency)Notlage f
(= urgency)Dringlichkeit f
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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."
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.
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.
Airbus a annonce vendredi soir se retirer de l'appel d'offres lance par le gouvernent canadien pour remplacer sa flotte d'avions de chasse en raison notamment des exigences de securite du Commandement de la defense aerospatiale de l'Amerique du Nord (NORAD) jugees trop couteuses par l'europeen.
Selon la meme source, La GN contribue a l'elaboration de plans saisonniers pour repondre aux exigences exceptionnelles notamment en ete.
La reponse se trouve peut-etre dans les exigences de la partie marocaine.
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