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emergency

e·mer·gen·cy

emergency

 
 
pronunciation:
ih muhr jn si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: emergencies
definition: a sudden dangerous situation that requires immediate action or help.
Fires and floods are kinds of emergencies.This is an emergency! Call the doctor!
similar words:
accident, crisis, danger, hazard, peril
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