English translation of 'imperativo'
imperativoimperativa [ı̃peraˈtʃivu, a]
(also linguistics) imperative
1. absolute necessity
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'imperativo' in Other Languages
British English: imperative ADJECTIVE
If it is imperative that something is done, that thing is extremely important and must be done.
It was imperative that he act as naturally as possible.
British English: imperative NOUN
An imperative is something that is extremely important and must be done.
The most important political imperative is to limit the number of casualties.
Translation of imperativo from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary