imposition imposition  /ˌɪm pə ˈzɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
  2. (n) an uncalled-for burden

Usage(s):

  1. But unilaterally they broke the negotiations by the imposition of emergency.
  2. A cease-fire is now in place in exchange for the imposition of Shari'a law.
  3. But we do not accept the imposition of views from outside.

News

  1. Let the Racial Justice Act stand

    North Carolina alone is a state that actively requires that the imposition of the ultimate penalty not be tainted by racial bias or considerations, especially in the selection of jurors. Gov. McCrory should veto a bill that would repeal the Racial Justice Act.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The News & Observer

  2. Unwanted sexual advance results in probation

    FREMONT — A Port Clinton man was sentenced Wednesday to five years of probation after pleading guilty to attempted gross sexual imposition..
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

  3. EU files WTO complaint over Chinese stainless steel duty

    By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The European Union lodged a complaint at the World Trade Organization on Thursday against China's imposition of anti-dumping duties on imports of stainless steel tubes, six months after Japan filed a similar case, the WTO said. The complaint centers on high-quality steel products that China needs to build new power plants, crucial for its plans to upgrade and ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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