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impose

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪmˈpəʊz/
to introduce a new law, tax, rule, or punishment: impose a ban/restriction/penalty on sb/sth They are calling for the regulatory body to impose a ban on television ads aimed at the under-12s. to impose a fine/tariff/tax
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