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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of impose.

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  • adj. p. p. of impose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. set forth authoritatively as obligatory

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The circle, surrounding 120 acres next to Wilf's planned 260-acre stadium parcel, drew gasps last week at a St. Paul Rotary luncheon when business leaders saw the label imposed on it -- "Potential Convention Center Hotel."

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • The term imposed by Judge Richard Wennet surprised virtually everyone involved in the case.

    CNN Transcript Jul 28, 2001

  • Herr Schiedenhofen was forced to choose a rich wife; his title imposed this on him.

    The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  • Schiedenhofen was forced to choose a rich wife; his title imposed this on him.

    The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Volume 01

  • The options open to a judge are to rule that a tariff must remain the same, or should be reduced - but the term imposed by a home secretary cannot be increased.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The options open to a judge are to rule that a tariff must remain the same, or should be reduced - but the term imposed by a Home Secretary cannot be increased.

    Your Local Guardian | Sutton

  • Lee Tucker must serve 85 percent of the term imposed Friday before becoming eligible for parole.

    Fore, right!

  • The term imposed on Alex Morales, 46, is shorter than a usual standard-range sentence for the crime, but requires him to undergo drug treatment.

    Local News from union-bulletin.com

  • Attorney Jack McMahon of Philadelphia said the term imposed on Terry D. Kline by Judge Paul M. Yatron was the most outrageous sentence he has seen.

    Berks county news

  • Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge, sitting with Mr Justice Simon and Mr Justice Blair, increased the term imposed in the case of Jamaican-born McMorris, of Antill Road, Tottenham, north London, who was convicted of two rape counts and one of causing grievous bodily harm, from nine years to 14 years.

    Mirror.co.uk - News

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