повелительный; властный; обязывающий; настоятельный; крайне необходимый; императивный;
императив ; повелительное наклонение
- He plunged up the embankment, taking a grateful breath of fresh air, then turned and extended a large imperative hand to Catherine Crane and pulled her up beside him.
- The child's greed is obstructing awareness of consequences the facing of which would cause him to refrain; therefore to let the impulse to refrain prevail over the impulse to eat is a causally necessary condition of obeying the imperative.
- "Right," said Marco, in a hushed, imperative tone.
- It was imperative now to show that the British could still govern, and Irwin confounded his critics by showing that he was the man to do it.
- The movement from the initial grandly imperative wish for a creative act, reviving an older myth, to the final mundane narrative of the beginning of another, much less magnificent revival of potential creativity promised by "sal volatile/ And a glass of brandy neat" is a movement away from a first situation (that of Ariadne on Naxos) which we never see in itself; the painting conjured up and the other parallels to this first situation are interpretations not just of each other, but also of that first situation which, because a "myth" and so subject to constant reinterpretation, may never have happened in any of the ways presented, if indeed it ever took place at all.
- The impetus of the scientific imperative was followed by technical mistakes, followed by a disastrous failure, followed by official reassurances - and only eventually concluded by official backtracking in the face of outside scepticism.
- Two other oddities are worth noting: first, the list does not confine itself to words of "request", but includes imperative words such as impero (evidently a doubtful case) as well as mando , which is placed in the "normal" category, and does in fact turn up in several other texts; second, relinquo and commendo are excluded: why?
- The imperative to change comes from one of two sources, each of which has positive and negative aspects.
- It is imperative to gain the Head's assurance that confidentiality shall not be broken and to insist that the child shall not be discriminated against.
- Strict handwashing routines are imperative to prevent this.
- One might avoid the objection, following R. M. Hare, by interpreting "You don't want to be sick" as itself prescriptive, a logical imperative equivalent to "Don't get sick" disguised by the grammatically indicative form.
- A Santa Monica health club is so far the only place where Americans can switch E for O. In Hungary, however, such matters are more of an imperative than a luxury; over 10 per cent of the country's deaths are pollution-related.
- To preserve the value of our qualification, however, I feel that it is imperative that standards are maintained throughout the profession.