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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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Four Asean countries impose no stamp duties or documentary stamp tax on life-insurance companies.
Lester's response to this objection is that there are ways of preventing offence which impose smaller costs than general prohibitions of particular types of offence-giving.
Unions representing pilots, flight attendants and mechanics had threatened to walk off the job if the company moved forward with its plan to impose pay cuts as part of its restructuring plan.
The Ordinance does not impose liability on purchasers or assignees of predatory loans.
79-91, an escrow agreement in which a seller has no right to or interest in the escrowed funds unless and until the buyer defaults on the installment obligation does not impose a substantial restriction.
Meanwhile, officials at Reno Air on Thursday became the fifth of six carriers flying from Burbank to say they are considering an offer from the airport to avoid having the government impose a curfew by signing letters to impose the curfew on themselves.
Chapter 21 of subtitle C of the Code (FICA) imposes two separate taxes on an employer based on the wages of an employee.
Under the law, states cannot impose a "net income tax" on "any person" if the only contact with a state is limited to the solicitation of orders for sales of tangible personal property, which are approved outside the state and are filled from a stock of goods located outside the state and delivered via common carrier or the U.
Urgent action is needed, the report said, and a charter reform proposal immediately should be put before the voters to create an oversight commission to impose controls on city borrowing.
As the Senate Finance Committee recognized in 1986 when it considered changes to the title passage rule, "with the substantial trade deficits of the United States, [the Committee] does not want to impose any obstacles on U.
A policy that imposes a slight cost on the majority of citizens while delivering concentrated benefits to a small minority will rouse little opposition because the nuisance is too small to warrant strong opposition.
Rushing to impose hard and fast solutions is misguided, and if time permits, imposing a change of pace to the design process can reap long term rewards that have a more harmonious relationship with their locale.