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noun [uncountable] urgency pronunciation in British English /ˈɜː(r)dʒ(ə)nsi/
  1. 1
    the need to deal with something quickly

    Everyone agrees on the urgency of the situation.

    matter of urgency:

    Reducing damage to the area is a matter of great urgency.

    sense of urgency:

    The sign is intended to convey a sense of urgency.

  2. 2
    the feeling of wanting something very much or wanting it immediately

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