Definition of emergency. Meaning of emergency. Synonyms of emergency

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Definition of emergency

Emergency
Emergency E*mer"gen*cy, n.; pl. Emergencies. [See Emergence.] 1. Sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion. Most our rarities have been found out by casual emergency. --Glanvill. 2. An unforeseen occurrence or combination of circumstances which calls for immediate action or remedy; pressing necessity; exigency. To whom she might her doubts propose, On all emergencies that rose. --Swift. A safe counselor in most difficult emergencies. --Brougham. Syn: Crisis; conjuncture; exigency; pinch; strait; necessity.

Meaning of emergency from wikipedia

- emergency (disambiguation). an emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment. most emergencies
- emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies. some of these agencies
- 'accident and emergency', 'emergency room', and 'emergency ward' redirect here. for other uses, see accident and emergency (disambiguation), emergency room (disambiguation)
- emergency medical services in the united kingdom provide emergency care to people with acute illness or injury and are predominantly provided free at the
- international emergency medicine is a subspecialty of emergency medicine that focuses not only on the global practice of emergency medicine but also on
- emergency nursing is a nursing specialty concerned with the care of patients who are experiencing emergencies or who are critically ill or injured. emergency
- telephone network has a single emergency telephone number (sometimes known as the universal emergency telephone number or the emergency services number) that allows
- the war emergency radio service (wers) was a precursor to the civil defense and radio amateur civil emergency service systems in the united states. at