Translation of exigent in Spanish:

exigent

exigente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɛksɪdʒ(ə)nt//ˈɛkzədʒənt//ˈɛɡzɪdʒ(ə)nt/

adjective

formal

  • 1

    (exacting)
    (criteria/parent) exigente
    • A proper respect for the laws that Congress does enact-as well as the inalienable right to liberty-prohibits this court from rewriting the law, no matter how exigent the circumstances.
    • There is an exigent need for the affected countries to move beyond words and put their economies on sound economic paths, and more importantly, draw up effective programmes to fight poverty.
    • Attaining some distance from the social world and thinking about its transformation from that vantage point may be useful, even if return to life within this social world, or some successor of it, seems ethically and practically exigent.
    • Once they alerted to the car, the cops had reasonable suspicion plus exigent circumstances (the danger), so they had extra good justification to search.
    • The scheme is a thoughtful and original response to what must be the increasingly exigent demands of the London restaurateur who has to contend with the changing fashions of a capricious clientele.
  • 2

    (urgent)
    (crisis) que exige acción inmediata
    (situation) apremiante