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urgent in English:

1. urgent urgent


The most urgent thing in a fire is to make sure everyone is out of the building. Many people are in urgent need of food and water.
Sorry to bother you, but I'm afraid something urgent has come up.
urgent matter
He said that the matter was urgent, and that there was not a moment to lose.
Being less urgent, this plan is lower in priority.
Well then, it becomes a matter of urgent concern to the lurkers of this mailing list whether the guilty party confesses or not.
Can I see you for a moment?’ ‘Is it urgent?’
He left for Tokyo on urgent business by the 7 o'clock express this morning.
An urgent telegram brought her hurrying back to Tokyo.
If you have the least problem, you can contact me by email, or if it's really urgent, come and meet me in my office.
The definition of urgent is something pressing or important, or something that requires immediate attention. an urgent message.
The burn may need urgent medical treatment. If you’re in any doubt, seek medical advice and always call 999 if a child has been burned.
it becomes clear that this aspect is indeed the most urgent issue of all
We need to take urgent action to protect the environment because soon it will be too late.
I'm sorry, I can't talk to you right now. I have a very urgent task to finish.

English word "urgent"(urgent) occurs in sets:

300 most important French adjectives 126 - 150
Słownictwo francuskie 2101-2150

2. pressing


He admitted it was a pressing issue.
We have some pressing problems to solve.
These trousers need pressing.
The issue of Third World poverty is very pressing.
I have a pressing feeling in my stomach.
The union is pressing for a ten-percent pay hike.
It is pressing message.
And right now she had more pressing problems to think about.
Problem is pressing and demands immediate attention.
pressing problem
The two felt the pressing necessity of earning a livelihood.
The rise in prices is pressing our family budget.
It's only manners to tackle all out a game that they have gone all out in creating. Pressing the pause button is just rude!
I wonder whether I can add a sentence simply by pressing the Enter key.
Time is pressing every moment.

English word "urgent"(pressing) occurs in sets:

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