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

- An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment. Most emergencies require urgent intervention to prevent...
- Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was a joint production of Mark VII Limited...
- In India, "The Emergency" refers to a 21-month period from 1975 to 1977 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had a state of emergency declared across the...
- Emergency management is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies...
- A state of emergency or emergency powers is a situation in which a government is empowered to be able to put through policies that it would normally not...
- An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department...
- Emergency contraception (EC) are birth control measures that may be used after ****ual intercourse to prevent pregnancy. Emergency contraception has not...
- The Malayan Emergency (1948-1960) was a guerrilla war fought in the Federation of Malaya between pro-independence fighters of the Malayan National Liberation...
- Emergency brake can refer to: Trains Emergency brake (train), a term which can refer to a stronger-than-normal braking level, a separate backup braking...
- A medical emergency is an acute injury or illness that poses an immediate risk to a person's life or long-term health, sometimes referred to as a situation...
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