It is imperative that the United States also publicly acknowledge the role it played in subverting Holocaust justice.
What makes binding arbitration so effective is the imperative that both sides must agree up front to support the outcome.
Romney trafficked in lies too; still, marketing himself, not his policies, was his central purpose—and his imperative.
On the imperative of a public option, Obama did not fully satisfy.
The very fact that we cannot save all the children from violence makes it imperative that we save whatever children we can.
Man's nature makes it imperative for him to be interested in something.
The authority of fashion is imperative as to everything which it touches.
This silken sheet with gold fringe is imperative for all communications to the queen.
A choice, and sometimes a quick one, was an imperative necessity.
Now she had some one to talk to, to release the gentlemen from the imperative claims of politeness.
mid-15c., in grammar; later "something imperative" (c.1600), from Old French imperatif and directly from Late Latin imperativus (see imperative (adj.)).
A grammatical category describing verbs that command or request: “Leave town by tonight”; “Please hand me the spoon.”