Example sentences for: imperative

How can you use “imperative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is imperative that we not get ahead of ourselves and that we avoid a speculative rush to judgment ...

  • Banks not heeding this "imperative" are subject to cease and desist orders and to financial penalties of thousands or millions of dollars.

  • (It is so tiresome as a black person to be the recipient of charity all the time, to be the object of the moral imperative.)

  • 1 If the objective of chronic aquatic toxicity tests with effluents and pure compounds is to estimate the highest "safe or no-effect concentration" of these substances, it is imperative to understand how the statistical endpoints of these tests are related to the "safe" or "no-effect" concentration.

  • An actor of stature might have bridged these two impulses, but the beautiful, brazenly slim-hipped Rhys-Meyers doesn't make his lines sound as if he's thinking them up on the spot, and Slade's self-destructive passion for Curt Wild (Ewan McGregor), the film's fuzzy, sweet Iggy Pop figure, seems less an emotional imperative than a thematic one.

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