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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To establish or apply by authority. Or to make unfair or rude demands.

Usage examples (35)
  • MAX MOSLEY, PRESIDENT, FIA: The penalty that we've imposed is the harshest one we can impose, which is disqualification.
  • Maybe "impose" wasn't the right word, but for all its worth, he does have a point here, after all, one of the
  • Catholics have been hearing for 40 years: i.e., that Catholics can't "impose" their religiously based views on the rest of the country.
  • This comes as Mr Walsh earlier threatened that he would "impose" a deal for the unions if they did not come to an agreement by June end. for more
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