how to pronounce imperative

ɪmpɛɹətɪv

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An example use of imperative in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but from a business imperative we just …”

meanings of imperative

adjective:

  1. Having semantics that incorporates mutable variables.
  2. Expressing a command; authoritatively or absolutely directive.
  3. Of, or relating to the imperative mood.
  4. Essential; crucial; extremely important.

noun:

  1. The grammatical mood expressing an order (see jussive). In English, the imperative form of a verb is the same as that of the bare infinitive.
  2. A verb in imperative mood.
  3. An essential action, a must: something which is imperative.

words with pronunciation similar to imperative

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