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  • 1 imposé — imposé, ée [ ɛ̃poze ] adj. et n. • de imposer 1 ♦ Obligatoire. Figures imposées en patinage artistique (opposé à libre) . Prix imposé, qui doit être observé strictement. 2 ♦ Soumis à l impôt. Bénéfices imposés. Capital, revenu imposé. Personnes… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 impose — im‧pose [ɪmˈpəʊz ǁ ˈpoʊz] verb impose a ban/​tax/​fine etc to officially order that something should be forbidden, taxed etc: • The city council can not impose a utility tax without voter approval. • The US Commerce Department threatened to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 imposé — imposé, ée (in pô zé, zée) part. passé d imposer. 1°   Mis dessus. Les mains imposées par l évêque. 2°   Les noms imposés par Adam aux animaux. 3°   Soumis à un tribut. Être imposé à tant.    Substantivement. Les plus imposés de la commune.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 4 Impose — Im*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imposing}.] [F. imposer; pref. im in + poser to place. See {Pose}, v. t.] 1. To lay on; to set or place; to put; to deposit. [1913 Webster] Cakes of salt and barley [she] did impose Within …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 impose — I (enforce) verb bid, bind, burden, charge, coerce, command, compel, conscript, constrain, decree, demand, dictate, direct, drive, enact, encumber, enjoin, exact, execute, extort, force upon, impel, imponere, iniungere, insist upon, lay upon,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 imposé — Imposé, [impos]ée. part. Joug, tribut imposé. taxe imposée. taille imposée. un homme imposé à la taille. nom imposé. penitence imposée …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 impose — [im pōz′] vt. imposed, imposing [Fr, altered by assoc. with poser (see POSE1) < L imponere, to place upon < in , on + ponere: see POSITION] 1. to place or set (a burden, tax, fine, etc. on or upon) as by authority 2. to force (oneself, one… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Impose — Im*pose , v. i. To practice tricks or deception. [1913 Webster] {To impose on} or {To impose upon}, (a) to pass or put a trick on; to delude; to cheat; to defraud. He imposes on himself, and mistakes words for things. Locke. (b) to place an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 impose — ► VERB 1) force to be accepted, undertaken, or complied with. 2) (often impose on) take unfair advantage of someone. ORIGIN French imposer, from Latin imponere inflict, deceive …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Impose — Im*pose , n. A command; injunction. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 impose — (v.) late 14c., to lay (a crime, etc.) to the account of, from O.Fr. imposer put, place; impute, charge, accuse (c.1300), from assimilated form of in into, in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + poser put, place (see POSE (Cf. pose)). Sense of to lay on as… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 impose — *dictate, prescribe, ordain, decree Analogous words: order, enjoin, *command, charge: exact, *demand, require: constrain, oblige, compel (see FORCE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 impose — [v] set, dictate appoint, burden, charge, command, compel, constrain, decree, demand, encroach, enforce, enjoin, establish, exact, fix, foist, force, force upon, horn in, inflict, infringe, institute, introduce, intrude, lade, lay, lay down, lay… …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 impose */*/*/ — UK [ɪmˈpəʊz] / US [ɪmˈpoʊz] verb Word forms impose : present tense I/you/we/they impose he/she/it imposes present participle imposing past tense imposed past participle imposed 1) [transitive] to introduce something such as a new law or new… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 impose — v. 1) (D; intr., refl.) to impose on, upon ( to take advantage of ) (to impose on smb. s good nature; don t impose yourself on them) 2) (D; tr.) ( to levy ) to impose on (to impose a new tax on cigarettes) * * * [ɪm pəʊz] upon (to impose on smb.… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 impose — im|pose W2 [ımˈpəuz US ˈpouz] v [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: imposer, from Latin imponere, from ponere to put ] 1.) [T] if someone in authority imposes a rule, punishment, tax etc, they force people to accept it ▪ The court can impose a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 impose — im|pose [ ım pouz ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept it: rules and regulations imposed by national governments impose something on someone/something: They have imposed… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 impose — verb 1 impose a ban/tax/fine etc (on) to officially order that something should be forbidden, restricted, taxed etc, or that someone should be punished: The government imposed a ban on the sale of ivory. | We have decided to impose sanctions on… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 impose — imposable, adj. imposer, n. /im pohz /, v., imposed, imposing. v.t. 1. to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, paid, etc.: to impose taxes. 2. to put or set by or as if by authority: to impose one s personal… …

    Universalium

  • 20 impose — verb (imposed; imposing) Etymology: Middle French imposer, from Latin imponere, literally, to put upon (perfect indicative imposui), from in + ponere to put more at position Date: 1581 transitive verb 1. a. to establish or apply by authority <… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary