Translation of "imperative" - English-Spanish dictionary

imperative

adjective uk /ɪmˈper·ə·tɪv/ us /ɪmˈper·ə·t̬ɪv/

An imperative form of a verb is used to say an order. In the sentence ‘Stop the machine!’, the verbstop’ is an imperative verb.

imperativo
noun uk /ɪmˈper·ə·tɪv/ us /ɪmˈper·ə·t̬ɪv/

in grammar, the form of a verb that is used to say an order. In the sentence ‘Stop the machine!’, the verbstop’ is in the imperative.

imperativo

(Translation of “imperative” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

imperative

noun, adjective /imˈperətiv/

(linguistics) used of verbs that are expressing a command

imperativo
In the sentence ’Come here!’, ’come’ is an imperative (verb).

absolutely necessary

imperativo
It is imperative that we take immediate action to reduce pollution.

(Translation of “imperative” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)