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emergency   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 IˋmFdʒәnsI 〕


〔 iˊmәːdʒәnsi 〕

Overview of noun emergency

The noun emergency has 3 senses

  • emergency, exigency, pinch -- (a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency")

  • emergency -- (a state in which martial law applies; "the governor declared a state of emergency")

  • hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake -- (a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage)