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"imposition" in British English

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impositionnoun

uk   /ˌɪm.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/ us   /ˌɪm.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/
  • imposition noun (NEW LAW)

[U] the introduction of a new law or system: the imposition of the death penalty/martial law/sanctions
(Definition of imposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"imposition" in American English

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impositionnoun

us   /ˌɪm·pəˈzɪʃ·ən/
  • imposition noun (INCONVENIENCE)

[C] something done that causes inconvenience to another person: I hope the drive to the airport isn’t an imposition.
  • imposition noun (MAKING RULES)

[U] the act of establishing a rule or law to be obeyed: the imposition of new taxes
(Definition of imposition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"imposition" in Business English

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impositionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɪmpəˈzɪʃən/ us  
the introduction of a new law , tax, rule, or punishment: the imposition of laws/legislation/rules
(Definition of imposition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“imposition” in British English

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