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Definition of imperative:

(n) : the grammatical mood expressing an order (see jussive). In English, the imperative form of a verb is the same form as that of its second person ("you") present tense; an essential action, a must: something which is imperative
"the verbs in sentences like "Do it!" and "Say what you like!" are in the imperative."
(adj) : essential; having a semantics that incorporates mutable variables
"it is imperative that you come here right now."
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Definition of imperative:

(n) : the grammatical mood expressing an order (see jussive). In English, the imperative form of a verb is the same form as that of its second person ("you") present tense; an essential action, a must: something which is imperative
"the verbs in sentences like "Do it!" and "Say what you like!" are in the imperative."
(adj) : essential; having a semantics that incorporates mutable variables
"it is imperative that you come here right now."

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