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not employed

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not on duty, absent, finished, inoperative, negligible, outside, postponed, slender, slight, slim.
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emergency
Definition:
made necessary by sudden occurrence demanding immediate remedy; " the plane made an emergency landing"; " an emergency session to consider aid for the earthquake victims"

Synonyms:

adjective
stopgap
stopgap, temp, rough and tumble, band aid, throwaway.
noun
accident
clutch, contingency, danger, difficulty, dilemma, distress, fix, impasse, juncture, misadventure, pass, plight, pressure, quandary, red alert, tension, turn of events, n occurrence, pressing necessity, pretty pass, unfore.
contingency
likelihood, Opportunities, Uncertainties, contingence, cross-roads, if it's cool.
crisis
climax, crisis, crux, exigency, predicament, strait, turning point, critical moment, crucial point, key point.
crisis, danger
accident, climax, clutch, compulsion, crossroad, crunch, depression, difficulty, distress, exigency, extremity, fix, impasse, juncture, misadventure, necessity, pass, pinch, plight, predicament, pressure, push, quandary, scrape, squeeze, strait, tension, turning point, urgency, vicissitude, zero hour, meltdown, hole.
crunch
trying time.
danger
exposure, insecurity, jeopardy, slipperiness, Imperilment, thin ice, double trouble, in security, risky business.
difficulty
arduousness, bafflement, exigency, laboriousness, millstone, muddle, painfulness, strenuousness, tribulation, vicissitude, TODO, hangup, to do.
emergency
emergency brake, exigency, hand brake, parking brake, pinch, unscheduled.
event
emergency, exigency, pinch.
hot spot
L, LS.
occurrence
transpiration.
pinch
tight spot, tight squeeze.
predicament
hot spot, large order, pass, pinch, predicament, soup, hang up, predicaments, soups, rough go, tall order ticklish spot tight situation trouble.
state
emergency.
verb
protecting
protective.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Don't burn any more, my man," said Mr Temple; " we may want them-" He was about to say, " in a greater emergency," but he checked himself. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. We're married for an emergency, love, an awful crisis! – Kincaid's Battery by George W. Cable
  3. Besides, in case of emergency, they could turn their church into a fort at a few minutes' notice. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  4. I was prepared for some such emergency as this. – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton
  5. She had disappeared, but soon returned with teeth, and hair, and clothes in place, and herself ready for the emergency. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes

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