Translation of urgir in English:

urgir

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  • (en tercera persona/in third person) urge la finalización del proyecto the project must be finished as soon as possible o/or with the utmost speed urge acabar con el conflicto the conflict must be brought to an end as speedily as possible urge vender piso apartment for quick sale (+ me/te/le/etc) me urge estar allí el martes I absolutely must be there on/by Tuesday le urge el préstamo he needs the loan urgently o/or badly

vt

  • urgido por el vano propósito de volver a verla driven by the foolish hope of seeing her again urgir a algn a + infinitivo/infinitive/a que + subjuntivo/subjunctive to urge sb to do sth los urgieron a abandonar el país they were urged to leave the country

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