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emergency

a. a patient requiring urgent treatment
b. (as modifier): an emergency ward
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emergency

A distress, or an urgency, condition that may affect the safety and security of the aircraft or passengers.
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The 35-minute video, called Emergency Slaughter, doesn't make pleasant viewing, but it really should be watched by anyone who is likely to have to kill a farm animal at some time.
The combination of these two populations, "fallen stock and emergency slaughter cattle," is essentially equivalent to the US nonambulatory, or "downer" cattle population.
The text will not only deal with slaughter methods for food production, but also with emergency slaughter in the event of disease, confirmed a European expert recently.

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