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...
- Not to be confused with Emergency, a TV program aired on GMA Network in the Philippines. Emergency! is an American television series that combines the...
- A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted to do. A government...
- Emergency management is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies...
- The Emergency may refer to several states of emergency around the world, including: The Emergency (Ireland) The Emergency (India) The Emergency (book)...
- 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...
- An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department...
- The following is a non-exhaustive list of emergency telephone numbers by country. Emergency telephone numbers are short, mostly three-digit numbers that...
- Of the 2,977 victims killed in the September 11 attacks, 412 were emergency workers in New York City who responded to the World Trade Center. This included:...
- written 911, is an emergency telephone number for the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of eight N11 codes. Like other emergency numbers around the...
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