The definition of urgent is something pressing or important, or something that requires immediate attention.(adjective)
A request that must be taken care of right away is an example of an urgent request.
See urgent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: LME < MFr < L urgens, prp. of urgere, to press hard, urge
See urgent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin urgēns, urgent-
Origin: , present participle of urgēre, to urge.
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