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Meaning of IMPERIUM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*pe"ri*um\, n.; pl. {Imperia}. [L. See {Empire}.]
1. Supreme power; absolute dominion; empire.

2. (Law) The right to command, which includes the right to
   employ the force of the state to enforce the laws. It is
   one of the principal attributes of the executive power.

 

 

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