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noun [uncountable] British English pronunciation: urgency /ˈɜː(r)dʒ(ə)nsi/

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    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.

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