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ex·i·gent

 (ĕk′sə-jənt)
adj.
1. Requiring immediate action; pressing: an exigent need. See Synonyms at urgent.
2. Having or making urgent demands; demanding: "Some citizens ... seized the offending material and made a bonfire of it ... to the gratification of an exigent crowd" (Garry Wills).

[Latin exigēns, exigent-, present participle of exigere, to demand; see exact.]

ex′i·gent·ly adv.

exigent

(ˈɛksɪdʒənt)
adj
1. urgent; pressing
2. exacting; demanding
[C15: from Latin exigere to drive out, weigh out, from agere to drive, compel]
ˈexigently adv

ex•i•gent

(ˈɛk sɪ dʒənt)

adj.
1. requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing.
2. requiring a great deal, or more than is reasonable.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin exigent-, s. of exigēns, present participle of exigere to drive out, demand; see exact]
ex′i•gent•ly, adv.

exigent

- A good word to write on letters or packages, since everyone else writes "urgent" or "rush."
See also related terms for rush.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exigent - demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
imperative - requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
2.exigent - requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"
demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"

exigent

adjective
1. Compelling immediate attention:
2. Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
Translations
égetőigényeskövetelőkövetelődzősürgős

exigent

[ˈeksɪdʒənt] ADJexigente; (= urgent) → urgente

exigent

adj (= urgent)zwingend, dringend; (= exacting) masterstreng, gestreng (old)
References in classic literature ?
La fenetre fermee donne sur un jardin appartenant a un pensionnat de demoiselles," said he, "et les convenances exigent --enfin, vous comprenez--n'est-ce pas, monsieur?
Il a rappele que cette greve fait suite a celle decretee le 24 octobre 2013 , au cours de laquelle les agents revendiquent 2 primes celle des procedes et celle de la permanence , et exigent l'integration sur dossiers des agents provisoires .
Il sera egalement question de fixer une base de donnees des mosquees antiques qui exigent une restauration urgente et une autre renfermant les objets qu'abritent ces mosquees.
Additionally, the Court considered several vehicle search cases and ruled on the following: 3) the scope of the motor vehicle search and whether it extends to passenger belongings; 4) the constitutionality of a state statute permitting law enforcement to search a vehicle under circumstances where the officer could have made an arrest but instead chose to issue a citation; and 5) whether exigent circumstances are required in order to justify searching under the motor vehicle exception.
The board also adopted a policy that would generally require it to submit the adoption or extension of any future stockholder rights plan to a stockholder vote, but reserved to itself the option of adopting a poison pill without a stockholder vote if exigent circumstances and the exercise of its fiduciary responsibilities so warrant.
Ces travailleurs, venus de plusieurs wilayas du pays, exigent [beaucoup moins que] l'arret immediat de l'importation de batteries [beaucoup plus grand que] et le respect formel et sans condition de la regle [beaucoup moins que] de la preference nationale [beaucoup plus grand que].
Selon le Mufti, les devoirs et regles du pouvoir exigent une certaine concordance entre le Chef de l'Etat et le Peuple.
This confusion can be traced to judicial opinions that refer to exigent circumstances when addressing the constitutionality of a warrantless search of a vehicle.
a leading provider of on demand information security solutions for the enterprise, today announced that Exigent Technologies has deployed Permeo Base5 for secure remote access with endpoint security and information protection for its consultants.
Les negociations avec les institutions multilaterales dont le FMI exigent des elements importants , le premier c'est de prendre des engagements realistes que nous sommes en mesure d'honorer", a fait savoir l'ancien ministre des Finances, Hakim Ben Hammouda dans une interview accordee au journal "La presse" et parue dans son edition de ce mercredi, 15 fevrier 2017.
Cette situation a provoque la colere des citoyens de la ville qui exigent, des autorites locales,la prise en charge de ces refugies dans des endroits qui les protegent du froid et, par la meme permettre de liberer le centre ville.
Les autorites du sud de la Chine exigent la reddition des meneurs de la revolte contre les saisies de terres du village de Wukan, dans la province du Guangdong.