Definition of exigency noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    exigency

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɛksədʒənsi//
     
    (pl. exigencies)[countable, usually plural, uncountable](formal)
     
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  1. 1an urgent need or demand that you must deal with synonym demand
  2. 2 the exigencies of war financial exigencies
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: exigency