peremptory Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “peremptory” in the English Dictionary

"peremptory" in British English

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peremptoryadjective

uk   /pəˈremp.tər.i/  us   /-tɚ-/
expecting to be ​obeyedimmediately and without ​askingquestions: He ​startedissuing peremptory ​instructions. She was ​highlycritical of the ​insensitive and peremptory way in which the ​cases had been ​handled.
peremptorily
adverb uk   us   /-trə.li/
"Now," he said peremptorily, "​stepforward and ​stateyourname."
(Definition of peremptory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"peremptory" in American English

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peremptoryadjective

 us   /pəˈremp·tər·i/ fml
having the ​expectation of ​immediate and ​completeobedience, or to be ​obeyed without ​explanation: In his ​usual peremptory ​manner, he ​ordered us all into the ​conferenceroom.
(Definition of peremptory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peremptory”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不容置辩的, 专横的,霸道的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不容置辯的, 專橫的,霸道的…
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