WORD – 9

Imperative .

When something is imperative, it means that – it is absolutely necessary or essential.

Imperatives are things which are – essential.


  • It is imperative that you develop strong communication skills if you want to grow fast in your career.
  • A good leadership team is imperative to business success.

WHEN and HOW to use this word.

1. When talking about how essential something is.


  • Good communication skills are imperative for a career in sales.
  • Physical fitness is imperative for selection in the army.

2. When listing or labeling the essential elements of a particular category.


  • Time management is a Business Imperative.
  • He’s writing a book on Leadership Imperatives.