Definición de imposition en inglés:

imposition

Saltos de línea: im|pos¦ition
Pronunciación: /ɪmpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n
 
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sustantivo

  • 2A thing that is imposed, in particular an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden: I’d like to see you, if that wouldn’t be too much of an imposition some see the law as an unwanted imposition on their lives
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Instead he is talking of changing legislation to allow the imposition of martial law.
    • The second piece of legislation which Darling proposed was the imposition of a stamp duty.
    • The power to control was originally limited to the imposition of conditions.
    Sinónimos
    burden, load, onus, encumbrance, strain, demand, pressure, charge, bother, worry
    informal hassle
  • 2.1A tax or duty.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Some of these arrangements may represent colonial impositions, others the continuation or adaptation of tributes and services owed to pre-conquest overlords.
    • Replacement funds were presumably provided by the Athenian élite through liturgies, impositions of property and ‘semi-voluntary’ subscriptions.
    Sinónimos
  • 3 [mass noun] Printing The imposing of pages of type.
  • 3.1 [count noun] A particular arrangement of imposed pages: samples of 16-page impositions
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • A one-day workshop to give DTP operators a good understanding of printing impositions covering terminology, folds and folding systems, plotting imposition layouts etc.
    • These are called print impositions and are created according to the type of design featured on your letterhead, business card and envelope as well as the type of reproduction required.

Origen

late Middle English: from Latin impositio(n-), from the verb imponere (see impose).

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