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imperative
used in Fast Food Nation

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Definition
essential and urgent

or more rarely:   (in grammar) a sentence that expresses a command or request
  • According to William P. Foley II, the chairman of the company that owns Carl's Jr., the basic imperative of today's fast food industry is "Grow or die."
    p. 267.6

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