imperative statement

imperative statement

[im′per·əd·iv ‚stāt·mənt]
(computer science)
A statement in a symbolic program which is translated into actual machine-language instructions by the assembly routine.
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We have ample evidence from the World Bank Group and others showing that we can now end extreme poverty within fifteen years," the Moral Imperative statement notes.
Here Ondak placed a radio in the gallery space, tuned to an international Slovak radio station broadcasting a prerecorded imperative statement by the artist: "Your attention please for the following announcement: As a sign of solidarity with recent world events, for the next minute do not interrupt the activity you are doing at this moment.
We are talking about the quality of products -- be they sheets, towels, bath robe, table linens -- that have become an imperative statement for a certain type of a hotel," said del Curto.
This imperative statement certainly sounds serious.