how to pronounce urgency


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the above transcription of urgency is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

urgency is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of urgency in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… on the street's urgency over police …”

meaning of urgency

Urgency means a strong feeling of need or pressure to do something quickly.

urgency frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word urgency occurs in english on average 4.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics urgency can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that urgency can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with urgency


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