urger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

urge +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

urger (plural urgers)

  1. One who urges.
    • 1844, Andrew Stevenson, The history of the church and state of Scotland (page 195)
      [] the contrivers, maintainers, and urgers of the service-book, and other grievous innovations []

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from urgent; compare Latin urgeō.

Verb[edit]

urger

  1. (usually impersonal) To be urgent.
    Dépêche-toi, ça urge ! — Hurry up, it's urgent!

Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse this verb with the English to urge, which is usually transitive and has an active subject.

Conjugation[edit]

  • Urger is by far more often used in the impersonal third-person singular form, but personal are occasionally found, and conjugate like manger.

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