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imperatives

noun , plural of imperative

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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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