noun, plural ur·gen·cies.
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That’s an advantage for categories like clothing, where in-and-out trends mean there is some urgency to buy.Buy now, pay later: How COVID-19 is aiding the payment model|Rachel King|August 31, 2020|Fortune
The urgency to reach the owl before it freed itself was palpable.The quest to snare—and save—the world’s largest owl|Jonathan Slaght|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
Adding urgency to the issue, non-union crew members were left out in the cold when production shut down in March and face lower pay and less protection when returning to work.‘We’re still in the wild west’: Free, ad-supported streaming TV war heats up with Amazon, Pluto TV updates|Tim Peterson|August 19, 2020|Digiday
Scientists are still analyzing the data that came from that mission, so there’s not really much urgency yet to follow up with a new visit.The 5 best places to explore in the solar system—besides Mars|Neel Patel|August 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The H1N1 vaccine was deployed ideally—with urgency, but not necessity.What H1N1 taught the US about delivering pandemic vaccines|Katherine Ellen Foley|August 7, 2020|Quartz
They had also come “to remind America of the fierce urgency of now.”How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’|Peter Guralnick|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She has now been on the “urgency” waiting list in Virginia for 3½ years.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The intensity of the airstrikes needs to reflect that urgency.
According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Tuesday, so does the urgency.
Obama appeared acutely aware of the magnitude of the situation, and the urgency with which immediate action is needed.
The moral effect of the charity was most injurious to the country, whatever its material advantage in the urgency of the occasion.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
For the merman turned and caught at Dalgard, pulling the larger colonist along a step or two with the urgency of his grip.Star Born|Andre Norton
Matters of grave urgency make it advisable that discussion be opened between a representative of the UN forces and themselves.Second Variety|Philip Kindred Dick
Wieland disclaimed merit for any, but, under urgency, confessed that he liked best his "Agathon" and "Oberon."The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
The dreams began bothering him again, now that the urgency of getting Evri-Flave, Inc., started had eased.Hunter Patrol|Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire