Translation of urgent in Spanish:

urgent

urgente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈərdʒənt//ˈəːdʒ(ə)nt/

adjective

  • 1

    (pressing)
    (case/letter/matter) urgente
    it's in urgent need of repair hay que repararlo urgentemente
    • he's in urgent need of surgery requiere una inmediata intervención quirúrgica
    • Now, with the arrival of the East London Line extension set for 2010, it feels change is more urgent than ever.
    • Further attacks remain a real possibility, so action to protect our citizens is urgent.
    • With half of India set to live in cities by 2020, he says the need to engage urban voters is urgent.
    • The challenge is to balance the planned work on my caseload with the urgent matters that need attention.
    • The pressure for change is urgent, however, and only politics can span the gap.
    • The approach of the Himalayan winter is making a desperate situation even more urgent.
    • Our challenges in health care and nursing continue to be more immediate and urgent.
    • Mr. Wright concluded that there was nothing urgent requiring immediate attention.
    • The meeting is urgent because the 56 days that members have to oppose plans are up on April 30.
    • The Commissioner said the changes were urgent and had to be made now, not in four years time.
    • If the situation seemed urgent, the receptionist would notify the police or emergency centre.
    • These are the urgent issues that need attention, with special reference also to gender.
    • They have worked in dreadful conditions for years and this is a very urgent situation.
    • It is urgent that immediate action is taken to protect the graves.
    • The question of professional refereeing is an urgent issue that needs immediate attention.
    • Fundamental changes are urgent if we are to avoid the collision our present course will bring about.
    • This is an urgent debate, and we have to start looking at fundamental flaws in the system.
    • Building an independent, rank and file network across the unions becomes all the more urgent in this situation.
    • Scott says that the reasons which were mooted two years ago for the merger remain the same today, only now they're more urgent.
    • There is an urgent debate to be had: how does counter-consumerism maintain the rage?
  • 2

    (insistent)
    (plea/tone) apremiante
    (knock) insistente
    • The tone of your letter can be folksy and conversational or urgent and earnest.
    • He was urgent, almost angry, in his passion and the whole thing left me feeling unfulfilled.