1. (serious situation) 
The ink ran out before I finished printing my homework. This is a real emergency!Se me acabó la tinta antes de terminar de imprimir la tarea. ¡Esto es una verdadera emergencia!
2. (medicine) 
My brother had an emergency last night, and we had to take him to the hospital.Anoche tuvimos que llevar a mi hermano de urgencia al hospital.
1. (general) 
a. la emergencia (F) 
2. (medicine) 
a. la urgencia (F) 
in an emergency, in case of emergencyen caso de emergencia
emergency brakefreno de mano
emergency exitsalida de emergencia
emergency landingaterrizaje forzoso
emergency lightsluces de emergencia
3. (medicine) (United States) 
emergency roomsala de urgencias
emergency servicesservicios mpl de urgencia
emergency stopparada en seco or de emergencia
emergency [ɪˈmɜːdʒənsɪ]
1 (gen) emergencia (f)
quick! this is an emergency! ¡rápido! ¡es una emergencia!; prepared for any emergency preparado para cualquier emergencia; prevenido contra toda eventualidad (formal)
[in] an emergency
she is good in an emergency es buena en casos de emergencia; in case of emergency, please call ... en caso de emergencia, por favor llamen al ...; there is a national emergency existe una crisis nacional; to declare a state of emergency declarar el estado de excepción
2 (Med) urgencia (f)
she was admitted for emergency surgery fue admitida para ser sometida a una operación de urgencia
[+meeting, measures, talks, airstrip] de emergencia
emergency brake (n) especially (US) freno (m) de mano
emergency call (n) llamada (f) de urgencia
emergency case (n) caso (m) de emergencia
emergency centre (n) centro (m) de emergencia
emergency exit (n) salida (f) de emergencia
emergency fund (n) fondos (m) de reserva
emergency landing (n) (Aer) aterrizaje (m) forzoso
emergency lane (n) (US) arcén (m)
emergency operation (n) (Med) operación (f) de urgencia
emergency powers (n) poderes (m) extraordinarios
emergency ration (n) ración (f) de reserva
emergency room (n) (US) (Med) (f)rgencias
emergency services (n) (police, fire brigade, ambulance) servicios (m) de urgencia; servicios (m) de emergencia
emergency stop (n) (Aut) parada (f) de emergencia
emergency supply (n) provisión (f) de reserva
emergency ward (n) sala (f) de urgencias
Phrases with "emergency"
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emergency room
la sala de emergencias
emergency contact
el contacto de emergencia
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