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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an emergent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As occasion demands; on emergence; by emergency.


emergent +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • And now to attach the emergently celebrated name of 'Facebook' to that of a company whose actions at a time when the country needed financial help and vision rather chose to profit heedlessly is profoundly sad.

    Raymond J. Learsy: Facebook and Goldman Sachs

  • Sims was called upon to care emergently for a white woman who fell from her horse and who was in great pelvic pain.

    The Invention of the Sims Speculum - Surgical Improvisation

  • She wouldn't get any surgery, and she is going to need emergently, so they try to exhaust all the capabilities of the military trying to find a neurosurgeon and simply could not find one that would come in time.

    CNN Transcript Jan 19, 2010

  • The most common cause of such a course would be bleeding in the brain from a subdural, or, more emergently, an epidural hematoma.

    Be On Alert

  • As it turned out, the surgery was not emergently needed after all.

    Dr. Sherri Tenpenny: Whose Decision Is It, Anyway?

  • Well thank goodness -- I feel better knowing that she could tap that fund any time she feels that an animal freeway overpass emergently needs putting-up in someplace like, say, Ephrata, WA.

    Sound Politics: Mrs. Gregoire's budget

  • "Making the actual raw CAD files available under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 license is a brilliant first step that clearly and legally allows others to emergently build upon VIA's open innovation."

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Adult circumcision required urgently or emergently for things like phimosis (a "stuck" foreskin that can't be retracted) or a paraphimosis (a foreskin stuck in the retracted position) is a huge undertaking compared to the two minute procedure for a neonate.

    Neonatal Circumcision (Controversy? Who, Moi?)

  • Circumcision is never required “urgently or emergently” to resolve phimosis.

    Neonatal Circumcision (Controversy? Who, Moi?)

  • (JOINED IN PROGRESS) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: She was taken emergently (ph) to the operating room and -- where we did what we needed to do, and she is presently in the intensive care unit.

    CNN Transcript Dec 6, 2007


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