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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Urgent  \Ur"gent\,  a.  [L.  urgens,  p.  pr  of  urgere:  cf  F. 
  urgent.  See  {Urge}.] 
  Urging;  pressing;  besetting;  plying,  with  importunity; 
  calling  for  immediate  attention;  instantly  important.  ``The 
  urgent  hour.''  --Shak. 
 
  Some  urgent  cause  to  ordain  the  contrary.  --Hooker. 
 
  The  Egyptians  were  urgent  upon  the  people  that  they 
  might  send  them  out  of  the  land  in  haste.  --Ex.  xii. 
  33. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  urgent 
  adj  :  compelling  immediate  action  "too  pressing  to  permit  of 
  longer  delay";  "the  urgent  words  `Hurry!  Hurry!'"; 
  "bridges  in  urgent  need  of  repair"  [syn:  {pressing}] 




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