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  • v  compel to behave in a certain way
    Social relations impose courtesy
  • v  impose something unpleasant
  • v  impose and collect

  • The reason is Sunstein's support for cost-benefit analysis, the practice of examining regulations to ensure that their benefit to society outweighs whatever costs they impose.
  • The Fed had the power to impose stricter mortgage lending rules even on non-banks, which it finally did earlier this year banning, among other things, the making of loans .
  • We tend to think of great architects as people who impose their vision on the world.
News & Articles

  • Santa Fe eyes ammo restrictions proposal
    Santa Fe city councilors are set to consider a proposal that would impose strict regulations on the number of bullets in gun magazines allowed in the city limits. Read more at
    June 17, 2013 - KOB 4 Albuquerque
  • Monster Slumps on Possible AMA Ban Endorsement
    Shares of Monster Beverage slumped recently on news that the American Medical Association may impose a ban on marketing of energy drinks..
    June 17, 2013 - Zacks via Yahoo! Finance
  • Burk off hook on water reduction
    The city of Wichita Falls will not impose a mid-June deadline on Burkburnett water usage.
    June 17, 2013 - Wichita Falls Times Record News

  • Patrick Leahy in The Associated Press
    Leahy and Sessions both said they hoped Kagan would answer questions candidly, although the chairman also cautioned, "No senator should seek to impose an ideological litmus test to secure promises of specific outcomes in cases coming before the...
  • Barack Obama in TransWorldNews (press release)
    During one portion of the session Obama stated, "We do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation, but we also don't believe that the principles we stand for are unique to our nation."
  • Xavi Hernandez in The Press Association
    We played as we wanted to,he said. "Now it is a final against Holland, a great team playing great football with great players in midfield and up front. We will have to impose our personality and football on them."

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