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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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Thus the imperative speech acts of particular interest because it is a linguistic phenomenon that has very significant communicative functions.
The programme will address student, staff and programme development imperatives identified at the 2nd Higher Education Transformation Summit that was held in October 2015 and on a discussion paper that the department prepared for the Summit, explains Green.
1) The health insurance coverage imperative: Expanding coverage
Jadacki (philosophy, Warsaw U.) begins by analyzing the creative contributions to the theory of imperatives and norms provided by Polish researchers during the 20th century, then summarizes their reflections and considerations.
Secondly, understand the imperatives of the individual lines of business that map back to those corporate imperatives.
Insights from 'The Impact of Digital on Growth Strategies: CMO Imperatives for 2012' and 'More than A Marketing Channel', 'CMOs and The Mobile Imperative', unveiled that CMOs feel that understanding mobile behaviour and applying it across other platforms results in marketing success.
One of the imperatives under the Energy petal, for instance, is "net zero energy" meaning the structure must harvest or generate as much power as it needs via alternative renewable sources.
Diana Rivenburgh, the author of “The New Corporate Facts of Life,” serves as President and CEO of Strategic Imperatives, Inc.
The thinkers in Francis's book are Canadian, their thoughts forming an intellectual history that envelopes the country like Teilhard de Chardin's nous, because Canadians--as a factor of where they live, and on what they live, and of the past they have lived and beside whom they live--feel deeply the tension between the moral and technological imperatives like a constant itch at the base of their tailbones.
Latvian expresses third person imperatives with a periphrastic construction consisting of the imperative/hortative particle lai and the finite indicative form of the verb; cf.
Throughout the journey Francis brings to light the underlying interplay between the technological and moral imperatives. The book is presented in three large parts containing a total of ten chapters followed by notes, a select bibliography and an index.