See also: Imperial and impérial

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French imperial, from Latin imperiālis ‎(of the empire or emperor, imperial), from imperium ‎(empire, imperial government) + -ālis, from imperō ‎(command, order), from im- ‎(form of in) + parō ‎(prepare, arrange; intend).

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imperial ‎(comparative more imperial, superlative most imperial)

  1. Related to an empire, emperor, or empress.
    • Shakespeare
      the imperial diadem of Rome
  2. Relating to the British imperial system of measurement.
  3. Very grand or fine.
  4. Of special, superior, or unusual size or excellence.

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NounEdit

imperial ‎(plural imperials)

  1. A bottle of wine (usually Bordeaux) containing 6 liters of fluid, eight times the volume of a standard bottle.
  2. (paper, printing) A printing-paper size measuring 30 by 22 inches.
  3. (card games, uncountable) A card game differing from piquet in some minor details, and in having a trump.
  4. (card games, countable) Any of several combinations of cards which score in this game.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin imperiālis.

AdjectiveEdit

imperial m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural imperials)

  1. imperial

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin imperialis.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): / ĩ.pɨ.ˈɾjaɫ /
  • Hyphenation: im‧pe‧ri‧al

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imperial m, f ‎(plural imperiais, comparable)

  1. imperial

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imperial f (plural imperiais)

  1. (Portugal, regional) draft beer
    • 2013, Afonso Cruz, Alice Vieira, André Gago, Catarina Fonseca, David Machado, Isabel Stidwell, José Fanha, A misteriosa mulher da ópera, Leya (ISBN 9789724622064), page 155
      «Traga-me mais uma imperial», disse eu ao empregado. Tinha uma praticamente cheia, mas não gosto de ser apanhado desprevenido. O Juvenal julgou que era para ele e agradeceu, eu disse-lhe «nada», e peguei na imperial, passei as ...

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French impérial and Latin imperiālis.

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imperial m, n ‎(feminine singular imperială, masculine plural imperiali, feminine and neuter plural imperiale)

  1. imperial

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin imperiālis ‎(of the empire or emperor, imperial), from imperium ‎(empire, imperial government) + -ālis, from imperō ‎(command, order), from im- ‎(form of in) + parō ‎(prepare, arrange; intend).

AdjectiveEdit

imperial m, f ‎(plural imperiales)

  1. imperial

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