Origin of imperial1
OTHER WORDS FROM imperialim·pe·ri·al·ly, adverbim·pe·ri·al·ness, noun
Words nearby imperial
Other definitions for imperial (2 of 3)
Origin of imperial2
Other definitions for imperial (3 of 3)
Origin of imperial3
How to use imperial in a sentence
That ultimately made British industry less competitive, Chambers says, as UK companies were sheltered behind imperial tariffs instead of going head-to-head with the likes of France, Germany, and Italy.What Dr. Martens’ IPO journey says about London’s financial future|John Detrixhe|January 23, 2021|Quartz
Sinofuturism is also a way to consider what exactly is this imperial force that China’s becoming, and to provoke questions around that.“He put QR-coded wristbands on each of the chickens”|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Its rich history revolves around its role as a bustling imperial port city.World class: Remembering legendary travel writer Jan Morris|Liza Weisstuch|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
We focus rather on British colonial rule through imperial companies.How the colonial enterprise hard-wired violence into Nigeria’s governance|Benjamin Maiangwa|October 21, 2020|Quartz
The live-action remake of the 1998 animated film, Mulan stars Liu Yifei as a young woman in imperial China who disguises herself as a man so she can take her aging father’s place in the emperor’s army.This is the most important movie weekend of the year|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
Today, the Imperial family can be found dining at Honke Owariya upon their return from Tokyo.
Pan Am was once an imperial power in its own right, girdling the globe.
Whether the country or the courts buy into his imperial tantrum remains to be seen.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again|Lloyd Green|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Japan had something called the Imperial Rule Assistance Association.
And far from being secondary partners, Scots featured disproportionately in overseas imperial exploitation.Scotland’s ‘Yes’ Campaign and the Myth of Scottish Equality|Noah Caldwell|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ripperda accompanied this unexpected refusal, with a laboured epistle to his imperial friend.
The hour was beyond the time in which he ought to have been in the imperial boudoir, to await the hand of his intended bride.
Vienna capitulated to the French, and Napoleon established his head quarters in the imperial palace of Schoenbrunn.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The Imperial Parliament will never concede that right, nor will any Legislature similarly constituted.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
This chapel is situated near the Imperial Palace, to which it is connected by means of a covered gallery.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for imperial (1 of 2)
- the top of a carriage, such as a diligence
- a luggage case carried there