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We found 44 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word peremptory:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. peremptory: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  2. peremptory: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  3. peremptory: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  4. peremptory: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  5. peremptory: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  6. peremptory: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  7. peremptory: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Peremptory, peremptory: Wordnik [home, info]
  9. peremptory: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  10. peremptory: Wiktionary [home, info]
  11. peremptory: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  12. peremptory: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. peremptory: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. peremptory: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. peremptory: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. peremptory: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. peremptory: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Peremptory: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Peremptory: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. peremptory: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. peremptory: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Peremptory: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. peremptory: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. peremptory: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  25. Peremptory: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. peremptory: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. peremptory: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  28. peremptory: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. peremptory: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. peremptory: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. peremptory: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Peremptory: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  3. peremptory: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. peremptory: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. peremptory: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. PEREMPTORY: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  7. peremptory: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  8. peremptory: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. peremptory: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. peremptory: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. peremptory: A Word A Day [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. peremptory: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (peremptory)

adjective:  putting an end to all debate or action ("A peremptory decree")
adjective:  not allowing contradiction or refusal ("Spoke in peremptory tones")
adjective:  offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power ("A swaggering peremptory manner")

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Phrases that include peremptory:   peremptory challenges, peremptory instruction, peremptory defence, peremptory claim, peremptory mandamuses, more...

Words similar to peremptory:   autocratic, bossy, commanding, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptorily, peremptoriness, more...


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