imperative ADJECTIVE 1) of vital importance. 2) giving an authoritative command. 3) Grammar denoting the mood of a verb that expresses a command or exhortation, as in come here!
NOUN an essential or urgent thing.
DERIVATIVES imperatively adverb imperativeness noun.
ORIGIN Latin imperativus 'specially ordered' , from imperare 'to command' .

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