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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Even without the imposition of chains, these laws made freedom nearly impossible.
Take last week’s imposition of tariffs on the foreign import of solar panels and washing machines, Trump’s first major protectionist step.
The charade of thinking will end with the imposition of yet more steel tariffs/taxes, joining the 149 (some as high as 266 percent) targeting many of the over 110 countries and territories from which America imports steel.
Hufbauer said that was based on reviews of price hikes following the imposition of tariffs on a number of products over the years and, more recently, on Chinese tires.
The imposition of tariffs will most likely exacerbate trade tensions with other nations, including China, and could result in an escalation of retaliatory trade measures against imports from the United States.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said after imposition of the state of emergency last year that it would never be used for decisions related to economic policies, but that also hasn’t been the case.
The implosion of the attempted imposition of the Common Core State Standards and the selection of Betsy DeVos as education secretary have chastened at least the center-left reformers who once populated the Obama White House.
Human rights groups have expressed concern that the imposition of martial law for such a long period, especially after the end of hostilities in Marawi, is unnecessary.
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First Known Use of imposition
Synonymsassessment, duty, tax, impost, levy
Related Wordsdirect tax, personal tax; capitation, custom (s), excise, hidden tax, income tax, poll tax, property tax, sales tax, single tax, sin tax, tariff, toll, tribute, value-added tax, withholding tax; supertax, surcharge, surtax; death tax, estate tax, inheritance tax; flat tax, proportional tax
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