how to pronounce urgent


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the above transcription of urgent 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.

urgent is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… is ready for bold and urgent solutions …”

meaning of urgent

Urgent means requiring immediate attention.

urgent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word urgent occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics urgent 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 urgent can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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