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Noun (futsuumeishi)
urgent businessdringende Angelegenheit, dringende Aufgabe, dringendes Geschäft, akute Frage, brennende Frage

ON: キュウKUN: いそ.ぐ, いそ.ぎ
hurry, emergency, sudden, steep

ON: KUN: つと.める
task, duties

Example sentences
生活水準の向上が急務である。Parts: 生活水準 (せいかつすいじゅん), 向上 (こうじょう), 急務 (きゅうむ), であるThere is an urgent need for improved living conditions.
Il y a un besoin urgent d'améliorer les conditions de vie.
Es besteht dringender Bedarf an verbesserten Lebensbedingungen.

社会の変革が急務である。Parts: 社会 (しゃかい), 変革 (へんかく), 急務 (きゅうむ), であるThere is an urgent need for social change.

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