Translation of "impose" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /imˈpouz/

to place (a tax, fine, task etc) on someone or something

The government have imposed a new tax on cigarettes.

to force (oneself, one’s opinions etc) on a person

The headmaster liked to impose his authority on the teachers.

(often with on) to ask someone to do something which he should not be asked to do or which he will find difficult to do

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I hope I’m not imposing (on you) by asking you to help.
imposition /impəˈziʃən/ noun

Asking for help felt like an imposition on people.

(Translation of “impose” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)