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Synonyms for emergency

1. emergency (n.)

a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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2. emergency (n.)

a state in which martial law applies

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3. emergency room (n.)

a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment

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4. emergency medicine (n.)

the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness

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5. emergency procedure (n.)

(medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)

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6. emergency alert system (n.)

a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA; enables the President to take over the United States airwaves to warn the whole country of major catastrophic events

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7. federal emergency management agency (n.)

an independent agency of the United States government that provides a single point of accountability for all federal emergency preparedness and mitigation and response activities

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8. hand brake (n.)

a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage

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