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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 this regard, Fitri, Hilman [3] argues that the speech act imperative to have a different shape depending on the Qur'an so often imperative not use the original meaning but uses a meaning other resulting in a difference of opinion in determining whether related or which is not related to legal matters syar'i.
Wiedemann notes obsolete uses of imperative in interrogative sentences (like examples 20, 21 and 22) in his grammar of Estonian (Wiedemann 1875 : 468); on the other hand, the Corpus of Old Written Estonian does not reveal any examples of imperatives in questions (Kulli Habicht, personal communication).
As to his own personal view of the tension between the technological and moral imperative, he suggests that it is not a matter of either/or as to which will prevail, but points to the intellectual history of the discussion to demonstrate that these two imperatives will continue to exist in a healthy tension with each other for the good of society.
To be fair, Sedgwick has not entirely omitted these passages, but she has underemphasized them in order to highlight the way in which all imperatives have ends.
The second imperative is to intensify global dialogue and outreach.
In a rational world the 10 imperatives are certainly doable and essential to peace.
It consists of chapters entitled "The Place of the Imperative in the Rigvedic Verbal System" (pp.
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The ethical inquirying system is endowed with imperatives to which we now turn.
All of these imperatives work toward a world which needs no borders, ultimately leading to a world with a shallow culture based on consumerism and short-lived fads.