Example sentences for: imposition

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

  • In addition, as the NEA itself concedes, a more pressing constitutional question would arise if government funding resulted in the imposition of a disproportionate burden calculated to drive "certain ideas or viewpoints from the marketplace."

  • USAT explains that the McVeigh turn-down still leaves room for additional appeals, which could delay the imposition of his death sentence for years.

  • Holmes, Brandeis, and their disciples consistently supported state intervention in economic affairs--the passage of health and safety regulations, the protection of unions, the imposition of taxes, and so on.

  • But Disney was also uniquely burdened--because its parks were magnets for the Orlando sprawl that Celebration is meant to correct and because the Disney company is a historically anti-democratic institution whose imposition of civic virtue in Celebration relies to some extent on authoritarian principles, principles at odds with the American charter its traditional house façades are calculated to evoke.

  • The immediate reaction was the imposition of the Hays Office code of morals, which decreed that in all Hollywood films sin must be punished — it could be shown in detail, but it must always be punished.

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