Example sentences for: imposition

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

  • Is this an improvement in personal grooming (a thesis communitarian philosophers might advance) or yet another imposition on busy professionals by the beauty industry (as feminist pundits might argue)?

  • Conference of Mayors indicates that the recent increased imposition of anti-truancy and juvenile curfew statutes correlates with a drop in the juvenile crime rate.

  • The earthquake and fire together caused 452 deaths, according to official estimates, but the imposition of martial law by Mayor Schmitz (without authorization) resulted in up to 100 more dead in summary executions for looting or refusing to help the firefighters.

  • 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.

  • Pottery finds can be interpreted to support either the imposition of an elite culture from Turkmenia or a late development of the Indus civilization.


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