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see moodmood
or mode,
in verb inflection, the forms of a verb that indicate its manner of doing or being. In English the forms are called indicative (for direct statement or question or to express an uncertain condition, e.g.
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in linguistics, a mood of the verb. The imperative in Russian is usually expressed by a pure stem or stem + plural suffix (glian’ or glian’ + te, “Look!”). The interjectional imperative is a class of verbal words with an imperative exclamatory meaning—for example, in Russian von! or proch’!, “Go away!”; doloi!, “Down with it!” The inclusive form of the imperative impels those being addressed to joint action with the speaker or speakers—for example, in Russian poidem, poidemte, “Let’s go,” as opposed to poidite, “Go.”


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In the Eighth Amendment context, the Court has been explicit about the imperativeness of ascertaining the number of states that have certain laws, such as the prohibition on the execution of mentally retarded defendants.
And while the team certainly benefits from (Alicia's) leadership by example, she benefits from the whistle-to-whistle effort that her teammates are making this season, and she recognizes the imperativeness of a team concept of play.
But whatever the reason for this one-time adventure with imperativeness, Justice Black found that the imperatives in the Korematsu case were composed of at least three parts:
The previous treatments based on the standard language (EKG 175--177; Metslang 1981 : 109--112; 2004; Metslang 1985) also single out such secondary means of expressing imperativeness adding specific shades of meaning as the question (5, 6), modalized declarative sentence (7), and indicative clause (8).
Before a countries own national law or "European" law imposes itself, in opposition to foreign rules of the lex contractus, it needs to explain the application of the particular rule and justify the imposition by its degree of imperativeness.
The imperativeness of joining such forces, and of doing so quickly, is underscored by the ominous promise, embodied in the images of the old toes, the threatening boulder, and the crumbling feet, that if change continues, England has no future.
Instead of searching for a conception that would render both ethics and law more flexible, or questioning the conditions which drive them apart and rigidify them, Borowitz imports the Kantian categorical morality into Judaism; that same morality which has itself been fundamentally questioned by philosophical and political modernity, and which displays the qualities of absoluteness, unconditionality, formality and imperativeness, which he otherwise deplores in the idea of Halacha.
Awareness of the imperativeness of demographic assessment began to grow when efforts for social and economic development were systematically initiated in the developing countries.
Vice Chancellor, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Professor Dapo Asaju, who delivered the special word on the occasion, emphasized the imperativeness of the church establishing universities to produce sound and morally upright individual for society.
It is imperativeness is parallel to the getting to be times of the perusing learners.
That clearly underscores the imperativeness of clearing the haze in the public mind by telling the mass of the people as to what are the planks within which the dialogue venture is to revolve.
Government should, therefore, should endeavour to get it right with regard to strategic intra/international connectedness, drawing inspiration from Swamy on the imperativeness of connecting people to people, and people to information, to create competitive advantage.