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Emergency

Definition

[n] a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
[n] a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"
[n] a state in which martial law applies; "the governor declared a state of emergency"
[adj] made necessary by sudden occurrence demanding immediate remedy; "the plane made an emergency landing"; "an emergency session to consider aid for the earthquake victims"


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