1 inflicting, infliction; applying, application, enforcing, enforcement, levy, levying, promulgating, promulgation, introducing, introduction, placing, placement, laying on:
People resent the imposition of a curfew.
2 burden, onus, weight; intrusion, misuse:
A flat-rate tax is a terrible imposition on the poor. Walking the dog is an imposition on my time.
1 act of imposing sth
VERB + IMPOSITION
Several reasons were put forward to justify the imposition of censorship.
| oppose, resist | resent
resisting the imposition of VAT on fuel
2 unreasonable thing sb expects you to do
She felt the journey to be an unwelcome imposition on her time.
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