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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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“The government will soon impose charges on the use of plastic carrier bags.”
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To force (something unwelcome) on someone
“As a result, a few outspoken individuals were allowed to impose their ridiculous theories on the rest of us.”
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(impose on/upon) To be an inconvenience
“His unreasonable request at the time would certainly impose upon me.”
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(impose on/upon) To take advantage of
“He was only too happy to impose upon their generosity without sharing in the cost or responsibility involved.”
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(impose oneself) To exert firm control over
“Despite being the manager, he was unable to impose himself on his team.”
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Stipulate action to be taken
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To cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something
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To involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence
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To keep up or bring something into effect
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Deceive; trick
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To afflict or haunt with (harm)
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To intrude, meddle, or trespass in others' affairs
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To inflict something undesirable on someone
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Embarge
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To enact or establish legally or legislatively
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To obligate to do something
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To assign responsibility or attribution to
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To instruct or urge (someone) to do something
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To actively break the terms of (a law, agreement, etc.)
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Have an effect, especially a negative one
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Be arrogant or impertinent enough to do something
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