Meaning of “impose” - Learner’s Dictionary

impose

verb [ T ] us uk /ɪmˈpəʊz/
ORDER OFFICIALLY

to officially order that a rule, tax, punishment, etc will happen:

to impose / a ban/tax
The judge imposed / the death penalty on both men.
FORCE TO ACCEPT

to force someone to accept a belief or way of living:

I don't want them to impose / their religious beliefs on my children.

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(Definition of “impose” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)