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imposition

 [im″po-zĭ´shun]
the forcing of something upon a person or group without consent.
cultural imposition the tendency of a person or group to impose their values and patterns of behavior onto other persons.
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Stockwell Day, who won the leadership, is reported to have said that he will adhere to his social values, but he will not impose them.
It does this by prohibiting the hiring of certain physicians, by prohibiting the enforcement of restrictions on certain physicians' discretion to end their employment with SMHS, by limiting SMHS's right to impose restrictive covenants on certain currently employed physicians who cease their employment with SMHS, and by prohibiting SMHS from restricting the access or admitting privileges of certain qualified physicians.
But the law allows retailers to impose conditions on returns -- such as restocking fees -- as long as customers are advised of the conditions prior to purchase.
ISLAMABAD, March 17, 2011 (Frontier Star): Pakistan Muslim League-N has filed adjournment motion in the National Assembly on Wednesday against the Presidential ordinance, which has allowed the federal government to impose taxes worth Rs 120 billion.
Stung by complaints from residents, the City Council called Monday for a study of costs related to garbage collection and promised to consult with neighborhood councils before it decides whether to impose a fee that would boost homeowners' trash bills by 233 percent.
In 2002, the WTO held that the ETI regime--like the FSC regime it replaced--constituted a prohibited export subsidy, and authorized the EU to impose up to $4 billion a year in retaliatory trade sanctions on U.
97, was issued last year in which the IRS announced that until further guidance is issued, it will not assess FICA or FUTA taxes, or impose Federal income tax withholding obligations, upon either the exercise of an option or the disposition of the related stock.
attached an amendment to the Amber Alert child protection measure instructing the United States Sentencing Commission to scrutinize the records of federal judges who habitually impose lenient sentences on criminal offenders.
Based on the strength of the 1996 report and decisional law, FinCEN seeks to impose a regulatory regime on a multi-trillion dollar industry that is vital to the domestic economy.
The amendments require ATM operators that impose a fee for providing electronic fund transfer services to post a notice in a prominent and conspicuous location on or at the ATM.
Some critics argue that more rigorous international enforcement would impose Western values on many developing countries and harm their development prospects.
As Chretien puts it, "I can't impose my morality on others.