Definitions of emergency:
  • noun:   a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
    Example: "He never knew what to do in an emergency"
  • noun:   a state in which martial law applies
    Example: "The governor declared a state of emergency"
  • noun:   a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

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