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  Words related to imperative

Related / Similar Words: imperative mood, jussive mood

 

Definition:
  • some duty that is essential and urgent;
  • a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener''s behavior;
  • requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative";
  • relating to verbs in the imperative mood;

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    See Also: assertive

     

    Pertainyms: imperative mood, jussive mood

     

    Anagrams: permeative

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: gebiedende wijs   Finnish: imperatiivi  
    French: impératif   German: Imperativ  
    Hungarian: felszólító mód   Icelandic: boðháttur  
    Italian: imperativo   Latin: imperativus  
    Polish: imperatyw   Russian: повелительное наклонение  
    Slovene: velelnik   Spanish: imperativo  
    Swedish: imperativ  
     
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