imperium

noun im·pe·ri·um \ im-ˈpir-ē-əm \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of imperium

1 a : supreme power or absolute dominion : control
b : empire 1
c : empire 2
2 : the right to command or to employ the force of the state : sovereignty

Examples of imperium in a Sentence

  1. a nation whose economic imperium waned after the war

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Origin and Etymology of imperium

Latin — more at empire


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