Definition of reimpose
- Months would pass, and one police officer would die, before Canadian soldiers reimposed order.
- —John Kalbfleisch
- The state of siege, which had been briefly lifted, was reimposed …
- —Isabel Hilton
- … [U.S.] allies have usually been reluctant to reimpose sanctions after many were lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear accord.
- —Mark Landler et al.
- … said he will ask his country's congress to reimpose the death penalty, which has been suspended since 2006 …
- —Irish Examiner (online)
- EU governments in the passport-free Schengen zone would be able to reimpose border controls when faced with extraordinary flows of migrants …
- —BBC News (online)
- … residents could vote to reimpose property taxes in order to provide additional local funding.
- —Lonnie Harp
reimpositionplay \(ˌ)rē-ˌim-pə-ˈzi-shən\ noun, plural reimpositions
- … doesn't want the forcible reimposition of a right-wing dictatorship.
- —Christopher Hitchens