Definition Of emergency


a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.

your quick response in an emergency could be a lifesaver

Example Of emergency

  • a doctor in emergency cleaned the wound

  • A Tory government again invoked emergency powers, against striking rail workers.

  • Abigail was born by emergency caesarean in a hospital in Rotherham, says Karen.

  • Acute pulmonary edema is a medical emergency and requires immediate care.

  • All sites had a typical emergency medical services response time of three to 15 minutes.

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