imposeverbuk /ɪmˈpəʊz/ us /-ˈpoʊz/
impose verb (FORCE)
- He wants the government to impose strict controls on dog ownership.
- In view of the quantity of drugs involved, 16 years was the most lenient sentence the judge could impose.
- The government has failed to impose its will upon regional communities.
- Central government has imposed a cap on local tax increases.
- Some people like the sense of structure that a military lifestyle imposes.
impose verb (EXPECT)