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imperatives

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1 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned
  • a secretary of defense who was fond of issuing harshly worded imperatives

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2 something one must do because of prior agreement
  • although he had little taste for the social imperatives that come with being governor, he put on a brave face

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“Imperatives.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/imperatives. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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