imperar

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Borrowed from Latin imperāre. Also borrowed from English imperiousFrench impérieuxItalian imperiosoSpanish imperioso.

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imperar (present imperas, past imperis, future imperos, conditional imperus, imperative imperez)

  1. (transitive) to order, direct, enjoin, bid, command (not military)
  2. (transitive) to rule, have sway

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin imperāre, present active infinitive of imperō (command, govern).

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imperar (first-person singular present indicative impero, past participle imperado)

  1. to reign, to rule

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A latin reinsertion from Old Spanish emperar inherited from imperāre, present active infinitive of imperō (command, govern). Cf. the dialectal emprar.

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imperar (first-person singular present impero, first-person singular preterite imperé, past participle imperado)

  1. to reign, to rule
  2. to prevail
  3. to be in command, to be emperor

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