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emergency powers

powers conferred on government during a state of emergency usually for a restricted period whereupon they expire. In recent years the idea has expanded. See EMERGENCY.
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The renewal of the state of emergency is part of the armed forces' efforts to fight terrorism, Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said in an address to parliament on Saturday.
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