imperative

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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.