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urgency

The condition of being concerned about safety and requiring timely but not immediate assistance. Potentially, a distress situation.
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29 (BNA): The urgency decree-laws issued by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa were on the agenda of a meeting which brought together the executive and legislative branches of government.
OUR idea of urgency is very much bound to the medical context.
It will bring in new people and resources, and move with urgency and serious support -- no longer at the leisurely pace of academic medical journals, or under the commercial short-term focus on already-proven profit areas.
Here, assonance and alliteration along with the constant substitution of linked words based on their proximity of sound, and in turn meaning, create a rhythm that conveys the sense of urgency we frequently experience in this book for Shepherd to find just the right word to say what he means.
None of this would be a problem-in fact it could have been a major positive-if it was part of a deep sense of urgency emanating from the silver towers overlooking the Detroit River.
The sense of urgency, commitment, and d edication of these stakeholders is uniquely captured in this workshop record.
Speaking from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Phillip Bushill- Matthews (Con, West Midlands) said: "What we need is a new sense of urgency to reduce the red tape that is throttling enterprise throughout the European Union.
3] In the long-term, endorsement of resistance testing now diverts attention from what should be a potent sense of urgency to end the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in favor of novel, safer, more effective agents for the treatment of HIV infection.
What is expected from the health care system, when our health or the health of a loved one is threatened, is frequently shaped solely by the limited information we're able to quickly assemble or what we've heard, overlaid by the urgency and angst that attends such moments.
Insurers had high praise for the Summer National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, saying it had a heightened sense of focus, urgency and high-level involvement by regulators as they grappled with convergence of financial services and a growing federal role in insurance.
The Dallas Morning News reported on 23 June that an unnamed executive for American Airlines told the newspaper that 'There is a real sense of urgency to look at all the possibilities and not .
Urinary retention" should also be ruled out because, ironically, the inability to completely empty the bladder, which is another MS problem, can also produce urgency, frequency, and incontinence.