Noun(1) a force that moves something along(2) the act of applying force suddenly
(1) the ending of the Cold War gave new impetus to idealism(2) The initial impetus for these reforms was to promote a high skill, high wage economy.(3) Later in the 19th century a fresh impetus was given to the sport with the arrival of Prince Albert.(4) He does concede that these scandals added impetus to the process.(5) His firebrand politics lend an emotional impetus and an urgency to his work.(6) They also gave renewed impetus to the production of deluxe illustrated manuscripts of secular texts.(7) hit the booster coil before the flywheel loses all its impetus(8) Detectives are reported to be hoping the letter will add fresh impetus to the investigation.(9) Religious instruction formed much of the early impetus for the creation of Renaissance art.(10) the crisis of the 1860s provided the original impetus for the settlements(11) And the key impetus for growth will be product innovation and customer orientation.(12) The main impetus for change was the response of the parties to the collapse of communism.(13) We have already seen the impetus for reform of vertical restraints.(14) One was that such cheap labour would add new impetus to the expansion of the colony.(15) And I believe that these new leaders add a new impetus to the situation.(16) The power of the Western media in lending impetus to a popular cause is palpable.
(1) give impetus to :: gee stukrag aan
1. momentum ::
2. motivation ::
3. drift ::
4. impulse ::
1. disincentive ::
Different Formsimpetus, impetuses
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