Meaning of “peremptory” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “peremptory” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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peremptoryadjective

us /pəˈremp·tər·i/ fml

having the expectation of immediate and complete obedience, or to be obeyed without explanation:

In his usual peremptory manner, he ordered us all into the conference room.

(Definition of “peremptory” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)