Meaning of “self-imposed” in the English Dictionary


"self-imposed" in Business English

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uk us

decided by a company, person, etc. themselves rather than being decided or ordered by others:

a self-imposed cap/ceiling on sth The state is limited in the amount of money it can pump into the bond bill by a self-imposed cap on borrowing.
self-imposed limits/restrictions
self-imposed deadline

(Definition of “self-imposed” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)