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verbo intransitivo

  • (en tercera persona) urge la finalización del proyecto
    the project must be finished as soon as possible o 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 badly

verbo transitivo

  • urgido por el vano propósito de volver a verla
    driven by the foolish hope of seeing her again
    urgir a alguien a + infinitivo/a que + subjuntivo
    to urge somebody to do something
    los urgieron a abandonar el país
    they were urged to leave the country
Example sentences
  • A Planificación le urge encontrar una alternativa para afrontar esto moderando lo otro.
  • Los incaicos urgen de una victoria para la caída de cinco derrotas consecutivas.
  • La albiceleste también está urgida de puntos.

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    Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
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