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Meaning of urgent

ur•gent

Pronunciation: (ûr'junt), [key]
— adj.
  1. compelling or requiring immediate action or attention; imperative; pressing: an urgent matter.
  2. insistent or earnest in solicitation; importunate, as a person: an urgent pleader.
  3. expressed with insistence, as requests or appeals: an urgent tone of voice.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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