urgency

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urgency (plural urgencies)

  1. The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.
    • 2011 September 24, David Ornstein, “Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton”, BBC Sport:
      Arsenal lacked urgency and inspiration until shortly before half-time, Wheater's block denying Van Persie from close range before Walcott drilled wide.

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