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Definition 1: the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for imposition in the sense of this definition

(imposition is a kind of ...) the act of enforcing; ensuring observance of or obedience to

(... is a kind of imposition ) the imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic industry against foreign competition

"he made trade protection a plank in the party platform"

(... is a kind of imposition ) the imposition of order or discipline

(... is a kind of imposition ) imposition again

(... is a kind of imposition ) the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state

(imposition belongs to category ...) charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

Definition 2: an uncalled-for burden - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where imposition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he listened but resented the imposition

(imposition is a kind of ...) an onerous or difficult concern

"the burden of responsibility" "that's a load off my mind"

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