Emergency Definition

ĭ-mûrjən-sē
emergencies
noun
emergencies
A sudden, generally unexpected occurrence or set of circumstances demanding immediate action.
Webster's New World
A condition of urgent need for action or assistance.
A state of emergency.
American Heritage

(Canada, US, often attributive) The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.

Wiktionary
Cardiac arrest is an emergency and if you find someone in cardiac arrest you should call 999 immediately.
Wiktionary
Antonyms:
peacecalm
adjective
For use in case of sudden necessity.
An emergency brake.
Webster's New World
The definition of emergency is something that is for urgent needs or can be used when it is suddenly needed.
An example would be an emergency room, the part of a hospital where urgent care is given to the sick.
An example is an emergency brake, used for stopping a car very quickly.
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Other Word Forms of Emergency

Noun

Singular:
emergency
Plural:
emergencies

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