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emergency

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  • n  a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
    he never knew what to do in an emergency
  • n  a state in which martial law applies
    the governor declared a state of emergency
  • n  a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

  • Life or death? How about, "Cheeseburger"? PTI takes a look at some recent calls to the 911 emergency hotline that were anything but.
  • Before joining FEMA, his only previous stint in emergency management, according to his bio posted on FEMA's website, was "serving as an assistant city manager with emergency .
  • 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.
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  • Al Gore in Globe and Mail
    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."
  • Barack Obama in Focus News
    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...
  • Nancy Pelosi in USA Today
    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.

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