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exigency

(ek'si-jin-se, eg-zij'in-) [L. exigere, to drive out, demand]
A situation requiring immediate management. See: emergency
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When it has been determined that an employee is entitled to qualifying exigency leave due to a loved one's call to active duty, the exigencies they are allowed to resolve are very inclusive.
In that case the government claimed that citizens and noncitizens of Japanese origin living on the West Coast posed imminent security risks and that wartime exigencies demanded that the entire community--some 100,000 individuals--be relocated to internment camps.
After 1402, Florence not only dealt more charitably with the revolutionaries (tending to grant clemency and tax breaks based upon the exigencies of war and the effects of a declining population base for the taxes) it also began a program of trying to establish a more equitable tax base for state finances -- a move that culminated in the great catasto of 1427.
Away from deadlines or the exigencies of a specific project, Jenkins believes, choreographer and dancers develop a sense of play that "encourages things to emerge naturally and not fit into something prescribed.
The insights that Shawcross has to offer this time come down to two points: Some problems in the world are so intractable that they require more than quick fixes, and the United Nations, due to the political exigencies of the Security Council, is unable to offer these long-term solutions.
The exigencies of history have a way of presenting detours and roadblocks to the political implementation of the moral wisdom contained in papal encyclicals and similar church social documents.
The Hantzis decision primarily relied on Flowers, which stated that "the exigencies of business rather than the personal conveniences and necessities of the traveler must be the motivating factors" in determining a taxpayer's home.
The work was not designed to enhance our knowledge of the Ottoman empire's traditions and agonizing experiences in adjusting rather reluctantly to the exigencies of a world it never considered itself a part of, rather with which it was, for centuries, in conflict.
The brief states that the detainees challenging the federal government's actions "seek to subvert the well-established authority of the Executive to deal with the exigencies of war in all its facets and to transfer such authority to the Judiciary.
Equipment will need to be delivered before 13 december 2013 however fitting will be subject to the availability of the ship and the exigencies of the service.
The biography shows how he formed his ideas and career, accepted the new order, adapted to its exigencies with modest changes in his ideas, and chose exile where he could continue to write and think critically about Mexico.
There, a baby carriage replete with a KKK hood or a vitrine containing a ceremonious display of silver vessels in Baltimore repousse style alongside slave shackles performed a deft exorcism, all the while remaining exquisitely conscious of the exigencies of place and the particular stories and selective histories told about it.