urgency

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urgency(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (priority)
a. la urgencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Several delegates emphasized the urgency of the situation.Varios delegados destacaron la urgencia de la situación.
2. (insistence)
a. la urgencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I knew from the urgency in his voice that he wasn't joking.Por la urgencia con que hablaba, supe que no estaba bromeando.
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urgency
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la urgencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
it's a matter of urgencyes muy urgente
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urgency [ˈɜːdʒənsɪ]
noun
1 (haste) urgencia (f)
not everyone had the same sense of urgency no todo el mundo tenía el mismo sentido de la urgencia
I pressed upon her the urgency of the case he shakes the reins to transmit a sense of urgency and crouches into the horse's mane there was great urgency to finish the job
it is a matter of urgency es un asunto urgente; the problem must be tackled as a matter of urgency el problema debe tratarse con la máxima urgencia
2 [of tone of voice, pleas] urgencia (f)
with a note of urgency in his voice con un tono de urgencia
there was an urgency to her tone that hovered near hysteria His voice took on urgency; he paced Then Dad said to me, with a strange urgency in his voice:
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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