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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The demands or requirements of a given situation.

Usage examples (36)
  • It became an exigency and very important to leave when the fire broke out.
  • The health-care exigency
  • But again, the question is not whether exigency was an important variable to the wartime Court: Of course it was.
  • I travel with a teeny tiny jackknife/scissors combo for just that kind of exigency, which I would like to have you know was CONFISCATED JUST TODAY AT CHICAGO O'HARE AIRPORT. for more
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