[ ur-juhn-see ]
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noun,plural ur·gen·cies.
  1. urgent character; imperativeness; insistence; importunateness.

  2. urgencies, urgent requirements or needs.

Origin of urgency

First recorded in 1530–40; from Late Latin urgentia “pressure,” from urgent-, stem of urgēns “pressing” (see urgent) + -ia -ia

Other words from urgency

  • su·per·ur·gen·cy, noun

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