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imperative

(im-per′ăt-ĭv) [L. imperativus, commanding]
1. Required, necessary, or obligatory.
2. Pert. to a sentence or tone of voice expressing a command.

deontological imperative

Moral obligation or duty of caregivers, established by tradition and culture.
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Making of the imperative is obtained through an indirect indication of speech acts and speech act immediately, and the meaning of pragmatic imperatives tend to use indirect speech acts.
So, what might be the imperatives we could grab onto in order to professionally deliver our product, and be on our way to perfect appreciation among our relevant community?
Opportunities for growth through mobile devices are yet to be realised, said an expert, adding that while 'digital' continues to overhaul the way we do business, mobile has become a business imperative.
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Their solution was to attempt to reconcile the two imperatives or at least to make Canadians aware of the benefits or dangers that the technological imperative posed to the moral imperative.
An automatic query in the Corpus of Estonian Dialects did not reveal any imperatives in interrogative sentences, although admittedly this corpus is not very rich in questions.
Throughout the journey Francis brings to light the underlying interplay between the technological and moral imperatives.
Since instrumentalism is the position that holds that hypothetical imperatives can by themselves and without the aid of categorical imperatives explain all valid forms of practical reasoning, the influential idea amounts to a rejection of instrumentalism as internally incoherent.
lets only hypothetical imperatives become possible: I ought to do something because I will something else.
The first imperative is to make the 21st century the century of soft power.
In his article "10 Imperatives for Peace" (November-December 2006), John Richardson provides imperatives that are understandable and reasonable.
It discusses concisely the main issues surrounding the morphology of the Rigvedic imperatives and in individual instances addresses problems of semantics and diathesis.