Definitions

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  • adv. With great haste, with a sense of urgency, because it is very important.
  • adv. Continuously. With insistence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an urgent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an urgent manner; with pressing importunity; insistently; pressingly; vehemently; forcibly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with great urgency

Etymologies

urgent +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And we†™ re looking for a new title urgently before the working title sticks. â€

    The Times of India

  • Remember the word urgently whispered into Dustin Hoffman’s ear in the 1967 movie The Graduate—the secret that would lead him on to great fortune?

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • -Mr. Saif al-Islam has been called urgently to Geneva.

    Michael Bronner: Civil War (Hold the Mustard...)

  • We believe what this country needs most urgently is a dollar worth its weight in gold.

    Other Comments

  • Someone called urgently to her, and with a quick nod of apology to me, she walked off.

    Artichoke

  • “Quit 2–5, Huntress!” he calls urgently to Langley flight leader Dean Eckmann, using his call sign.

    Touching History

  • Nearly squeez­ing his limb off, she spoke a name urgently in his ear.

    Dragons Of Summer Flame

  • Undoubtedly the other issue in the revision that requires attention, and that quite urgently, is the whole problem of foreign banks operating in Canada.

    Banking in Canada—The Next Ten Years

  • "Launch Control," he called urgently, as he drew the restraining straps around his waist, "what the devil happened?"

    The Wind from The Sun

  • "Sir John!" he called urgently, breaking without ceremony into the proceedings, and never heeding Lord Henry's scowl.

    The Sea-Hawk

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