The first definition of imperial in the dictionary is of or relating to an empire, emperor, or empress. Other definition of imperial is characteristic of or befitting an emperor; majestic; commanding.Imperial is also characteristic of or exercising supreme authority; imperious.
The translations of imperial from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «imperial» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IMPERIAL» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «imperial» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «imperial» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about imperial
10 QUOTES WITH «IMPERIAL»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word imperial.
It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests.
But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media.
Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure.
Queen Elizabeth II
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
History demonstrates that previous military drawdowns invited aggression by our enemies. After World War I, America drew down forces until the U.S. Army had fewer than 100,000 men in uniform. That weakness invited Nazi aggression in Europe and the imperial Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.
The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity of a Japanese imperial funeral.
Fundamental systemic crises are often associated with the decline of the dominant imperial power and its increasing inability to sustain the system over which it had previously presided. The profound instability of the interwar period owed much to Britain's inability to maintain its role.
I'm old enough to remember Richard Nixon. They called it the imperial presidency when he was refusing to spend money that Congress had appropriated.
For many, the icon of the British Museum is the Rosetta Stone, that administrative by-product of the Greek imperial adventure in Africa.
To call the American role in the world imperial was, for many who did so, a way of asserting that the United States was misusing its power beyond its borders and, in so doing, subverting its founding political principles within them.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IMPERIAL»
Discover the use of imperial in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to imperial and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The Imperial Archive: Knowledge and the Fantasy of Empire
The book draws on works by Rudyard Kipling, H.G. Wells and Bram Stoker.
Thomas Richards, 1993
Imperial Nature: Joseph Hooker and the Practices of ...
He was also, Jim Endersby argues, the perfect embodiment of Victorian science.
Jim Endersby, 2008
The Imperial Presidency
The presidential historian charts the progression of American power from George Washington to George W. Bush, revealing the exercise of power through the office as it has developed into an "imperial" seat of authority, in an updated edition ...
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, 2004
Imperial Ecology: Environmental Order in the British Empire, ...
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction From Social Psychology to Imperial Ecology General Smuts's Politics of Holism and Patronage of Ecology The Oxford School of Imperial Ecology Holism and the Ecosystem Controversy The Politics ...
Peder ANKER, Peder Anker, 2009
In this eye-opening book, William T. Vollmann takes us deep into the heart of this haunted region, exploring polluted rivers and guarded factories and talking with everyone from Mexican migrant workers to border patrolmen.
William T. Vollmann, 2009
The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and Colonial ...
The French Imperial Nation-State focuses on two intersecting movements that redefined imperial politics—colonial humanism led by administrative reformers in West Africa and the Paris-based Negritude project, comprising African and ...
Gary Wilder, 2005
Imperial China 900-1800
This is a history of China for the 900-year time span of the late imperial period.
Frederick W. Mote, 2003
Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity
Imperial cities explores the influence of imperialism in the landscapes of modern European cities including London, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Marseilles, Glasgow and Seville.
Felix Driver, David Gilbert, 2003
Imperial Nature: The World Bank and Struggles for Social ...
A piercing, first-hand analysis of the World Bank, one of the most powerful actors in today's global economy.
Michael Goldman, 2005
Imperial Cults and the Apocalypse of John : Reading ...
After more than a century of debate about the significance of imperial cults for the interpretation of Revelation, this is the first study to examine both the archaeological evidence and the Biblical text in depth.
Austin Steven J. Friesen Louise Farmer Boyer Professor in Biblical Studies University of Texas, 2001
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IMPERIAL»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term imperial is used in the context of the following news items.
Imperial Irrigation District launches antitrust lawsuit against …
The nonprofit that manages California's electricity grid has stifled clean energy projects and plotted to “crush” the Imperial Irrigation District “out ... «The Desert Sun, Jul 15»
Premier League's imperial reach spans the globe - SFGate
In days of yore, the British sent the Royal Navy to the major ports of the world, reminding everyone that the sun never set on the British Empire. «SFGate, Jul 15»