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

- Look up emergency in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. An emergency is an urgent, unexpected, and usually dangerous situation that poses an immediate risk...
- Emergency! is an American action-adventure medical drama television series jointly produced by Mark VII Limited and Universal Television. Debuting on...
- The Malayan Emergency, also known as the Anti–British National Liberation War (1948–1960), was a guerrilla war fought in British Malaya between communist...
- An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident and emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department...
- first two emergencies were in the face of external aggression and War. They were hence external emergencies. Even as the second emergency was in progress...
- The Emergency in India was a 21-month period from 1975 to 1977 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had a state of emergency declared across the country...
- Emergency management, also called emergency response or disaster management, is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities...
- Emergency or The Emergency may also refer to: Malayan Emergency, the guerrilla war in Malaya 1948–1960 The Emergency (India), the state of emergency 1975–1977...
- A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to be able to put through policies that it would normally not be permitted to do...
- (1952–1960), also known as the Mau Mau uprising, Mau Mau revolt or Kenya Emergency, was a war in the British Kenya Colony (1920–1963) between the Kenya Land...