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im puh zi shuhn

  • n  the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
  • n  an uncalled-for burden
    he listened but resented the imposition

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

  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The News & Observer
  • 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..
    June 13, 2013 - Port Clinton News Herald

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