imperial ADJECTIVE 1) relating to an empire or an emperor. 2) characteristic of an emperor; majestic or magnificent. 3) relating to or denoting the system of non-metric weights and measures formerly used for all measures in the UK, and still used for some.
DERIVATIVES imperially adverb.
ORIGIN Latin imperialis, from imperium 'command, empire' .

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