Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of impose.

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Examples

  • The designation imposes restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance, among other sanctions.

    US: Sudan Could be Removed from Terror List This Year

  • The logic of scarcity that copyright imposes is inappropriate for these creative works.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • To claim that the state's burden of justice, which falls short of the supreme test Jesus imposes, is actually what he wills — that would be to substitute some lesser and false religion for what Jesus brought from the Father.

    Balkinization

  • Despite the burden that pain imposes on society, pain relief has long been a stepchild of medicine.

    USATODAY.com - Chronic pain: The enemy within

  • If the pay-off between category labelling and the barriers that imposes is no longer cost-effective, the authors may well have no choice.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • "Most importantly, unlike animals fetuses reside in women's bodies, and being forced to carry a pregnancy to term imposes serious burdens on a mother's health and life prospects, which forcing a woman not to torture dogs does not."

    But We Give Rights to Dogs!

  • In order to make the First Amendment argument against the DMCA, one must show that the incidental restriction on freedom of speech that the law imposes is too severe.

    Balkinization

  • This call imposes an obligation not only on government, but also on all South Africans to become conscious and active participants in social transformation in order to improve the quality of their lives.

    ANC Today

  • Hayden did admit that this designation imposes some unfortunate limits.

    Rapture Ready!

  • "That to impart the Gospel to the Negroes of our country is a duty which God in his providence and in his word imposes on us.

    The religious instruction of the Negroes in the United States,

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