Emir vs Emergency - What's the difference?

emir | emergency |


As nouns the difference between emir and emergency

is that emir is emir while emergency is a situation which poses an immediate risk and which requires urgent attention.

emir

English

Alternative forms

* amir * emeer

Noun

(en noun)
  • a prince, commander or other leader or ruler in an Islamic nation.
  • a descendant of the prophet Muhammad.
  • Derived terms

    * emirate

    Anagrams

    * * * ----

    emergency

    English

    Noun

    (emergencies)
  • A situation which poses an immediate risk and which requires urgent attention.
  • :Cardiac arrest is an emergency and if you find someone in cardiac arrest you should call 999 immediately.
  • (US, Canada, often attributive) The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.
  • An individual brought in at short notice to replace a member of staff, a player in a sporting team, etc.
  • * November 2 2014 , Daniel Taylor, " Sergio Ag├╝ero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United," guardian.co.uk
  • Van Gaal responded by replacing Adnan Januzaj with Carrick and, in fairness, the emergency centre-half did exceedingly well given that he has not played since May.
  • (archaic) The quality of being emergent; sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence.
  • Synonyms

    * (hospital department) ER, casualty, emerg

    Derived terms

    * emergency department * emergency entrance * emergency exit * emergency room * emergency ward * emergency medical services * state of emergency * emergency response * Emergency Medical Technician * The Emergency

    See also

    * fire department * police