- the act of applying force suddenly
- a force that moves something along
- He did everything with great impetus.
- Note that the impetus for change has undergone a series of transformations in this community.
- Macroeconomic stability is strong, though additional impetus will be necessary to continue addressing risks to the long-term sustainability of public finances.
- The funds available in the FOR make it possible for the PO to give a qualitative impetus, improve programming and invest in the public broadcasters in general.
- Added impetus to international efforts was given through the launch in July 2006 of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism.
- As the world growth cycle reaches maturity and absorbs the dampening effect of higher world oil prices, the emphasis will fall increasingly on domestic demand in the EU to provide greater impetus to the upswing.
- In particular, Member States should: renew impetus in tax and benefit reforms to improve incentives and to make work pay; increase adaptability of labour markets combining employment flexibility and security and improve employability by investing in human capital.
- In this connection, it approved the European Pact for Gender Equality that should further heighten the profile of gender mainstreaming and give impetus to improving the perspectives and opportunities of women on a broad scale.
- The European Year of Equal Opportunities for All (hereinafter referred to as the European Year) should lend fresh impetus to supporting Member States efforts to implement Community legislation on equal treatment and non-discrimination.
- The group should help to provide support and advice in developing initiatives, as well as fresh impetus and ideas for a comprehensive approach to multilingualism in the European Union.
- These include giving an impetus to broadcasters to produce better programmes, absorbing fluctuations in advertising revenues, matching increased prices of sports rights and stimulating co-productions with Belgian and German broadcasters.
- In particular, Member States should renew impetus in tax and benefit reforms to improve incentives and to make work pay; increase adaptability of labour markets combining employment flexibility and security; and improve employability by investing in human capital.
- support for specific initiatives, including research work, studies, pilot schemes or joint projects destined to respond in an effective and flexible manner to cooperation objectives arising from developments in the Community's bilateral relationship with the partner countries or aiming to provide impetus to the further deepening and broadening of bilateral relationships with them.
- The Commission adopted a White Paper on ‘A new impetus for European youth’ on 21 November 2001, which proposes a cooperation framework in the field of youth to focus on participation, information, voluntary activities and a greater understanding of young people. The European Parliament adopted these proposals in its resolution of 14 May 2002.
- There is now a need to give an impetus to ensuring equivalent recognition of inspections of blood establishments among Member States through the development and implementation of commonly accepted criteria and standards;Previous efforts to support the optimal use of blood have met with limited success.