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imposition

noun (EXPECTING)    /ˌɪm.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/
[S] a situation in which someone expects another person to do something that they do not want to do or that is not convenient : Would it be too much of an imposition to ask you to pick my parents up from the airport ?Inconvenience
(Definition of imposition noun (EXPECTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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