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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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An increasing the imperativeness by using a variable of O(min(n,lamda)), where N is the number of center points in the framework and the lamda initiates allowed way length of the center points.
23) Overall, the Supreme Court is likely to gauge the demand for and imperativeness of a significant change in the law before accepting legislative facts.
Domenech recognizes the imperativeness of aiding those who have laid their lives on the line for the country, and is doing his part to ensure that needs of his fellow servicemen, which Domenech asserts are not being met by the federal government, are addressed through nongovernmental endeavors.
Nevertheless, as believers in its imperativeness and potential, we seek to extend Inter Pares' emphasis on the solidarity-security symbiosis by adding what we contend is an essential dimension through the maxim: 'Solidarity is Prevention'.
Although a number of researchers advocate the imperativeness of developing community-based tourism in a variety of circumstances (Richards & Hall, 2000; Timothy, 2002; Murphy & Murphy, 2004; Weaver & Lawton, 2010), certain papers (Li, 2006; Simpson, 2008), on the contrary, signal that the ownership and involvement of a community is not a paramount factor to secure to these any benefits from tourism development.
On information market, we could pay differently for versions of the same good depending on the delay between versions occurrence and our imperativeness in using it (Shapiro & Varian, 2003).
The speaker poses this as a sort of ideal that modern man is yet to reach, although in "Road Back"--the poem in which the word appears for the second time--its imperativeness is spelt out.
Not all air cargo matches the imperativeness of those drill bits, but shortening the supply chain often takes on urgent tones.
By focusing on the prospects of agricultural growth, particularly in the light of the imperativeness of overall efficiency of investment, land improvement, irrigation(major and medium irrigation projects, minor surface works, groundwater, getting more per drop of water), production technology, supporting infrastructure, incentive improvement, and the centrality of equity argument in the Indian context, it seeks to place the core issue of growth of the Indian agricultural sector within the context of globalisation.
All I have to say to our leaders is that keep educating our people on the imperativeness of all these exercises for them to turnout in large numbers to determine the next fad in our lives.
I can name half a dozen, at least: the basics of debate, the art of negotiation, the importance of compromise, the power of principle, the need for pragmatism, the essence of critical thinking, the difference between faith and science and the imperativeness of activism.