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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a commanding manner.

Usage examples (29)
  • Adjective : It is imperative that we leave
  • Noun : It is an imperative that we help defend friendly nations
  • Then suddenly cutting short her philosophical meditations Mrs. McGregor called imperatively:
  • Twice he rang without receiving any reply, and he flung open the door and called imperatively -- for more
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