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Overview of noun imperative

The noun imperative has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. imperative mood, imperative, jussive mood, imperative form

(a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior)

2. imperative

(some duty that is essential and urgent)


Overview of adj imperative

The adj imperative has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) imperative

(requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative")

2. imperative

(relating to verbs in the imperative mood)

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