reimposition

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of reimposing: as, the reimposition of a tax.
  • noun A tax levied anew.

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  • noun The act of reimposing; the act of imposing something again.

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

  • noun imposition again

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Examples

  • The reimposition of sanctions on Libya marks a policy reversal for Washington, which for the past decade has sought to woo Col.

    West to Isolate Gadhafi

  • But he added, We're dealing with a regime that will not be satisfed with the reimposition of its authority. ...

    France fires on Libyan military vehicle

  • "Such dismissive conduct, viewed in tandem with the reimposition of a second blanket and substantively identical moratorium and in light of the national importance of this case, provide this court with clear and convincing evidence of the government's contempt of this court's preliminary injunction order," he wrote.

    Deepwater Drilling Ban Lands Interior Department In Contempt Of Court

  • I have one friend who is seriously suggesting that the rise in crude prices needs to met by reimposition of the 55 mph national speed limit.

    Economic Illiteracy, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The film was without redeeming merit – there's no other way to put it – and it was about a "ruthless enemy" and the reimposition of the American social order through violence and rugged individualism.

    Frank Miller and the rise of cryptofascist Hollywood

  • Halifax attributed the fall to a combination of one-off factors such as cold, snowy weather and the reimposition of stamp duty on lowest-priced properties, with a rise in the number of new properties on the market also exacerbating the situation.

    U.K. House Prices Slip for First Time Since June

  • Halifax attributed the fall to a combination of one-off factors such as cold, snowy weather and the reimposition of stamp duty on lowest-priced properties, with a rise in the number of new properties on the market also exacerbating the situation.

    U.K. House Prices Slip for First Time Since June

  • But long since even the memory of that time had grown faint to vanishing, and there would be just as indignant a reaction to the reimposition of that ideal as there must once have been to its gradual abandonment.

    His Disposition

  • The most newsworthy feature of the revenue bill was the reimposition of a 4% state sales tax on clothing and shoes selling for less than $110.

    Henry J. Stern: Budget: Late, Unbalanced

  • The possibility, however distant at this point, of at least some Taliban leaders returning to power has concerned Afghan womens groups, who fear the reimposition of draconian restrictions during their five-year rule in the late 1990s, when girls were forbidden to attend school and females were banned from public and professional life.

    Clinton warns on women's rights in Afghanistan

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