emergency emergency  /ɪ ˈmɜr dʒən si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
  2. (n) a state in which martial law applies
  3. (n) a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

Usage(s):

  1. As the US pushes the Pakistani President to end his state of emergency, the general makes some concessions, but ordinary Pakistanis are skeptical that much will change.
  2. Appendicitis afflicts roughly one in 10 people during their lifetime and accounts for more emergency abdominal surgeries than any other ailment.
  3. He also acknowledged that given the breadth of the emergency, some municipalities had been slow in receiving aid.

News

  1. Emergency Nurses Association Announces 2013 National Election Results

    DES PLAINES, Ill., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced the new 2014 leadership team for its non-profit professional organization of more than 40,000 Emergency Nurse members worldwide. The organization represents the expertise of top global emergency care professionals dedicated to advocacy for patient safety and excellence in emergency ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. Cuyahoga County, Ohio Selects Emergency CallWorks® for Next Generation 9-1-1 Call Management and Call Mapping System

    Emergency CallWorks Inc., a leading provider of Next Generation 9-1-1 and emergency incident management software for the public safety industry, announced today that Cuyahoga Count
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Emergency Plumber Welcomes News of National Occupational Standards Review

    Emergency Plumber welcomes news that employers have been invited to help influence the work that sector skills council SummitSkills will undertake over the future months. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10834670.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "We face a true planetary emergency," Mr. Gore said in a statement shortly after winning the prize on Friday. "The climate crisis is not a political issue."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "We will never forget those who died. We will always remember the heroic efforts of our firefighters, police and emergency responders, and those who sacrificed their own lives on Flight 93 to protect their fellow Americans," Obama said in a...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Focus News

  3. Congressional leaders have been receptive to the idea, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday called for "emergency and limited financial assistance" for the battered auto industry.
    on Nov 11, 2008 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: USA Today

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