HyperDic: imposition

English > 2 senses of the word imposition:
NOUNactimposition, inflictionthe act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo)
cognitionimpositionan uncalled-for burden
imposition > pronunciation
Soundsih.mpahzih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > imposition: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo).
Synonyminfliction
Categorytax, taxation, revenue enhancementCharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
Narrowerprotection, trade protectionThe imposition of duties or quotas on imports in order to protect domestic / domestic industry against foreign competition
regimentationThe imposition of order or discipline
reimpositionimposition again
taxationThe imposition of taxes
BroaderenforcementThe act of enforcing
Spanishimposición
Catalanimposició
Verbsimposeimpose something unpleasant
imposeimpose and collect
English > imposition: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn uncalled-for burden.
Example"he listened but resented the imposition"
Broaderburden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onusAn onerous or difficult concern
Spanishimposición
Verbsimposeimpose something unpleasant

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