imperial

/ɪmˈpɪəriəl / (say im'pearreeuhl)

adjective
1. of or relating to an empire.
2. of or relating to an emperor or empress.
3. characterising the rule or authority of a sovereign state over its dependencies.
4. of the nature or rank of an emperor or supreme ruler.
5. of a commanding quality, manner, or aspect.
6. domineering; imperious.
7. befitting an emperor or empress; very fine or grand; magnificent.
8. of special size or quality, as various products, commodities, etc.
9. (of weights and measures) conforming to the standards legally established in Britain.
10. (often upper case) of or relating to the British Empire.
noun
11. a small pointed beard growing beneath the lower lip.
12. a member of an imperial party or of imperial troops.
13. an emperor or empress.
14. any of various articles of special size or quality.
{Middle English, from Latin imperiālis of the empire or emperor}
imperially, adverb
imperialness, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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