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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of burdening others with something (as a tax or an embargo); An uncalled-for burden.

Usage examples (35)
  • He listened but resented the imposition
  • "That is what we have rejected," Kissinger explains: "That is what we call the imposition, under the thinnest veneer, of a Communist government."
  • It's hard to argue the contrary, even if the imposition is a complex one, involving peer pressure, advertising, the community, male-biased cultural values and so on.
  • Their first imposition is the actual price of the product, the unit cost. for more
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