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Noun: exigence  ek-si-junts
  1. That which is required in a particular situation —usually used in plural.
    - exigency
  2. A sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
    - emergency, exigency, pinch
  3. A pressing or urgent situation
    - exigency

Derived forms: exigences

Type of: crisis, necessity

Encyclopedia: Exigence