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peremptory
American English: /pəˈrɛm(p)t(ə)ri/
British English: /pəˈrɛm(p)t(ə)ri/

Translation of peremptory in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1
    (person/manner)
    (order/tone)
    Example sentences
    • Whereas the latter had tended to deal with divisions through a process of avoidance or such extended discussion that unity was effected through boring dissidents into submission, his style was brusque and peremptory.
    • So fierce is his gaze, so peremptory his order, that even the shoppers forget the cold for a moment and stare in undisguised curiosity at the man with the red hackle.
    • The next day his peremptory order to the authorities to send the irregulars home was obeyed with alacrity, and this should have been the end of the matter.
    1.2 (Law) peremptory plea
    excepción (feminine) perentoria
    Example sentences
    • The appeal is scheduled for March 10th, peremptory to the Appellant, with or without counsel.
    • While the plaintiff has not acted expeditiously in this case, I am not prepared to find that the default is intentional and contumelious, that is, in deliberate contravention of a peremptory order of the court.
    • Human rights and peremptory norms of international law must be observed, and legal obligations toward third states must be respected.

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