Example sentences for: imposes

How can you use “imposes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The head of analysis at the CTC until 1999 discounted the alarms about a catastrophic threat as relating only to the danger of chemical, biological, or nuclear attack-and he downplayed even that, writing several months before 9/11:"It would be a mistake to redefine counterterrorism as a task of dealing with 'catastrophic,''grand,' or 'super' terrorism, when in fact these labels do not represent most of the terrorism that the United States is likely to face or most of the costs that terrorism imposes on U.S. interests."

  • As the head of state and a living symbol of a system, which, in the name of justice, imposes laws upon and claims the right to exercise coercive power over all Americans, the president has a special duty--higher than that of an ordinary citizen--to abide by the rules that the system imposes.

  • These include the facts that it imposes no reporting burden on clinicians and avoids the reporting biases inherent in spontaneous reports, and the data can be available promptly.

  • He also stated that section 330 "imposes a 1-year freeze on the ability of NHTSA to increase the CAFE standards" and that "it was my intent that NHTSA would withhold any further action directed toward increasing CAFE standards . . .." Id.

  • In terms of Pareto optimality, it appears that a change from the current position imposes large losses on some mailers, large gains on others, and relatively small net gains.


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