Simple Definition of imposition
: a demand or request that is not reasonable or that causes trouble for someone
: the act of establishing or creating something in an official way : the act of imposing something
Examples of imposition in a sentence
Your kids can stay with me the night you're away—it's really not an imposition.
the imposition of a life sentence on the defendant
the imposition of a tax on liquor
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Rhymes with imposition
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