emergency

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈm3ːrənsi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪˈmɝdʒənsi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(i mûrjən sē)


Inflections of 'emergency' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": emergencies
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emergency

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [weather, financial, transit] emergency
  2. an emergency at [home, work, school]
  3. only in an (absolute) emergency
  4. this [line, number] is for emergencies only
  5. is (not) considered an emergency
  6. a [home, house, domestic] emergency
  7. the [police, fire department] was called to an emergency
  8. [officers, firefighters, police helicopters] responded to the emergency
  9. [prepared, staffed, trained] for any emergency
  10. only contact me in an emergency
  11. [what to do, where to go] in case of an emergency
  12. in case of emergency, [call, see, visit] a doctor
  13. the power [outage, failure] created an emergency
  14. an emergency caused by a lack of [water, supplies, staff]
n as adj
  1. [press, hit] the emergency [button, switch]
  2. call the emergency services
  3. emergency [assistance, response]
  4. emergency response [times, rate, staff]
  5. [used, went out, left through] the emergency exit
  6. was [taken, admitted] to the emergency room
  7. emergency [awareness, planning, preparedness]
  8. [effective, good, strong, poor] emergency management
  9. [call, attend, chair] an emergency meeting
  10. has been [given, granted] emergency leave
adv
  1. emergency medical [staff, kits, supplies, attention]
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