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imperious

adjective uk   /ɪmˈpɪə.ri.əs/  us   /-ˈpɪr.i-/
unpleasantly proud and expecting to be obeyed: an imperious manner/voice She sent them away with an imperious wave of the hand.
imperiously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
imperiousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “imperious”
in Vietnamese hống hách…
in Spanish imperioso…
in Thai วางอำนาจ…
in Malaysian memerintah…
in French impérieux…
in German herrisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 專橫的,跋扈的…
in Indonesian angkuh…
in Russian властный, повелительный…
in Turkish amirane, otoriter, hükmeden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 专横的,跋扈的…
in Polish władczy…
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