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  1. imperative

    • IPA[əmˈperədiv]

    美式

    • adj.
      of vital importance; crucial;giving an authoritative command; peremptory
    • n.
      an essential or urgent thing;a factor or influence making something necessary
    • noun: imperative, plural noun: imperatives

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. of vital importance; crucial:

      immediate action was imperative

      it is imperative that standards be maintained

    • 2. giving an authoritative command; peremptory:

      the bell pealed again, a final imperative call

    • 3. denoting the mood of a verb that expresses a command or exhortation, as in come here!
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. an essential or urgent thing:

      free movement of labor was an economic imperative

    • 2. a factor or influence making something necessary:

      the change came about through a financial imperative

    • 3. a verb or phrase in the imperative mood.
    • 4. the imperative mood.
    • n. (in Kantian ethics) an unconditional moral obligation which is binding in all circumstances and is not dependent on a person's inclination or purpose.

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    • n. a moral obligation that applies only if one desires the implicated goal.

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    • n. the need to claim and defend a territory:

    • the way people use space, including their seating arrangements and conversational distance, reflects territorial imperative

      variables of ecological space influence postulations of a territorial imperative

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    • n. (in Kantian ethics) an unconditional moral obligation which is binding in all circumstances and is not dependent on a person's inclination or purpose.

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    • n. the need to claim and defend a territory:

    • the way people use space, including their seating arrangements and conversational distance, reflects territorial imperative

      variables of ecological space influence postulations of a territorial imperative

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    • IPA[ɪmˈpɛrətɪv]

    英式

    • adj.
      of vital importance; crucial:
    • immediate action was imperative

      it is imperative that standards are maintained

    • n.
      an essential or urgent thing:
    • free movement of labour was an economic imperative

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