Part of speech: adverb


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Part of speech: noun

A sudden condition calling for immediate action.

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Usage examples "emergency":

  1. Rather, we offered all night emergency service and I slept there to serve anyone who was caught in an emergency. - "The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography", Johnson, Clarence Edgar.
  2. Young Temujin depended chiefly on his mother for guidance and direction in this emergency. - "Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series", Jacob Abbott.
  3. With a certain satisfaction he noticed that she permitted him, without comment, to bring in the castle thus and to drop it the moment the emergency had passed. - "Tommy and Grizel", J.M. Barrie.