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imperative
ɪm'pɛrətɪv
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Requiring attention or action.
  2. Relating to verbs in the imperative mood.
(名) As a noun
  1. Some duty that is essential and urgent.
  2. A mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior.
Hyphenationim•per•a•tive
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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命令mìnglìngto order; to command
诫命jièmìngcommandment
需要xūyàoto need; to want; to demand; to require; requirement; need
规则guīzérule; regulation; rules and regulations
急需jíxūto urgently need; urgent need
势在必行shì zài bì xíngcircumstances require action (idiom); absolutely necessary; imperative
强制qiángzhìto enforce; enforcement; forcibly; compulsory
急迫jípòurgent; pressing; imperative
非…不可fēi … bùkěhave to be…; must; imperative
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