Urgent – Urgency in a sentence

Urgent – Urgency in a sentence

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[adjective] needing immediate action;

The government’s most urgent priority at this time must be to reduce unemployment in our state.

I’m sorry to interrupt your meeting, but there is an urgent call for you on line one.

One of the most urgent problems facing the nation of Malawi today is the poor health of its people.

He said that the matter was urgent, and that there was not a moment to lose.

After the war most of the highways were in urgent need of repair.

There is an urgent need for food and medical supplies in the area hit by the earthquake.


[noun] The need for immediate action;

There is a real sense of urgency to the peace talks now, with both sides warning of the dangers of not reaching a settlement.

This is a matter of great urgency, and I hope you will attend to it without delay.

We could hear the urgency in her voice when she pleaded for help.

No problem demands more urgency than the human conditions of life.