Impose

  • 21impose — verb ADVERB ▪ effectively ▪ The terms of the contract were effectively imposed rather than agreed. ▪ simply ▪ New technology cannot be used successfully if it is simply imposed on an unwilling workforce. ▪ …

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  • 22impose — [[t]ɪmpo͟ʊz[/t]] ♦♦ imposes, imposing, imposed 1) VERB If you impose something on people, you use your authority to force them to accept it. [V n on n] Britain was the first country to impose fines on airlines which bring passengers without… …

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  • 23impose — im•pose [[t]ɪmˈpoʊz[/t]] v. posed, pos•ing 1) to apply or establish by or as if by authority: to impose taxes[/ex] 2) to thrust intrusively upon others: to impose oneself uninvited[/ex] 3) to pass or palm off fraudulently or deceptively 4) pri to …

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  • 24impose — 01. You shouldn t try to [impose] your religion on others; everyone has a right to their own beliefs, and you should respect them. 02. I hope my coming to talk to you isn t an [imposition]. 03. The government has [imposed] a wage freeze for the… …

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  • 25impose*/ — [ɪmˈpəʊz] verb 1) [T] to force people to accept something If she lied under oath, the court will impose a severe penalty.[/ex] I wouldn t want to impose my views on anyone.[/ex] 2) [I] to cause extra work for someone They invited me to dinner,… …

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  • 26impose — [c]/ɪmˈpoʊz / (say im pohz) verb (imposed, imposing) –verb (t) 1. to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, etc.: to impose taxes. 2. to put or set by, or as by, authority: to impose an arbitrary meaning upon words. 3 …

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  • 27impose — /ɪm pəυz/ verb to give orders for something, e.g. a tax or a ban, which other people have to pay or obey ● to impose a tax on bicycles ● The unions have asked the government to impose trade barriers on for ● They tried to impose a ban on smoking …

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  • 28impose on — phrasal or impose upon 1. a. : to force oneself especially obnoxiously on (others) b. obsolete : to encroach or infringe on : infringe …

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  • 29impose — Synonyms and related words: abuse, administer the Eucharist, anoint, appoint, ask, ask for, assess, authorize, barge in, blackmail, break in, break in upon, brook no denial, burden, burden with, burst in, butt in, call for, challenge, charge,… …

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  • 30impose — v 1. lay on, set, put on, place, enjoin; levy, assess, charge, burden; encumber, superpose, saddle with; prescribe, dictate, mark out, inflict, direct, command, decree, bid, call upon; demand, require, ask, exact, tax, U.S. doom. 2. obtrude,… …

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  • 31impose — v. 1 tr. (often foll. by on, upon) require (a tax, duty, charge, or obligation) to be paid or undertaken (by a person etc.). 2 tr. enforce compliance with. 3 intr. & refl. (foll. by on, upon, or absol.) demand the attention or commitment of (a… …

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  • 32impose on — {v.} To try to get more from (a person who is helping you) than he or she intended to give. * /Don t you think you are imposing on your neighbor when you use his telephone for half an hour?/ * /You may swim in the Allens pool so long as you do… …

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  • 33impose on — {v.} To try to get more from (a person who is helping you) than he or she intended to give. * /Don t you think you are imposing on your neighbor when you use his telephone for half an hour?/ * /You may swim in the Allens pool so long as you do… …

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  • 34impose — verb a) to establish or apply by authority Congress imposed new tariffs. b) to be an inconvenience I dont wish to impose upon you …

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  • 35impose\ on — v To try to get more from (a person who is helping you) than he or she intended to give. Don t you think you are imposing on your neighbor when you use his telephone for half an hour? You may swim in the Allens pool so long as you do not impose… …

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  • 36impose on — take advantage of someone. → impose …

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  • 37impose — verb 1》 force to be accepted, done, or complied with. 2》 (usu. impose on) take advantage of someone. 3》 Printing arrange (pages of type) so as to be in the correct order after printing and folding. Origin C15 (earlier (ME) as imposition): from Fr …

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  • 38impose on — (also impose upon) Deceive, cheat, chouse, trick, be fool, hoax, dupe, delude, circumvent, victimize, play upon, put upon …

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  • 39impose — verb 1) he imposed his ideas on the art director Syn: foist, force, inflict, press, urge; informal saddle someone with, land someone with 2) new taxes will be imposed Syn: levy, charge, apply, enforce; set …

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  • 40impose — verb 1) he imposed his ideas on everyone Syn: foist, force, inflict, press, saddle someone with 2) new taxes will be imposed Syn: levy, charge, apply, enforce, set, establish …

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