Definition of Imposition. Meaning of Imposition. Synonyms of Imposition

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Definition of Imposition

Imposition
Imposition Im`po*si"tion, n. [F., fr. L. impositio the application of a name to a thing. See Impone.] 1. The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like. ``From imposition of strict laws.' --Milton. Made more solemn by the imposition of hands. --Hammond. 2. That which is imposed, levied, or enjoined; charge; burden; injunction; tax. 3. (Eng. Univ.) An extra exercise enjoined on students as a punishment. --T. Warton. 4. An excessive, arbitrary, or unlawful exaction; hence, a trick or deception put on laid on others; cheating; fraud; delusion; imposture. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition. --Shak. 5. (Eccl.) The act of laying on the hands as a religious ceremoy, in ordination, confirmation, etc. 6. (Print.) The act or process of imosing pages or columns of type. See Impose, v. t., 4. Syn: Deceit; fraud; imposture. See Deception.

Meaning of Imposition from wikipedia

- Imposition is one of the fundamental steps in the prepress printing process. It consists of the arrangement of the printed product’s pages on the printer’s...
- Methodists start the "imposition of ashes" on Ash Wednesday?" retrieved 1 March 2014 | "While many think of actions such as the imposition of ashes, signing...
- Hindu nationalism has been collectively referred to as the expression of social and political thought, based on the native spiritual and cultural traditions...
- the regulation of trade and the protection of domestic industry. New impositions of this kind were imposed by Elizabeth I on currants and tobacco (1601)...
- hands". Archived from the original on 2010-09-03. Retrieved 2007-10-15. "Imposition of Hands". Catholic Encyclopedia. "Ordination". Jewish Encyclopedia. Scott...
- Martial law Martial law is the temporary imposition of direct military control of normal civil functions or suspension of civil law by a government, especially...
- monotonicity, non-imposition, and IIA together imply Pareto efficiency, whereas Pareto efficiency (itself implying non-imposition) and IIA together do...
- In India, President's rule is the suspension of state government and imposition of direct Union government rule in a state. Under Article 356 of the Constitution...
- — Maheswar Neog, "Bronsonar peratot ki Ase", Prantik (20th issue,1983) The imposition of Bengali as the language of the court and educational institutions exasperated...
- season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, which is observed through fasting and the public imposition of ashes, as in this Lutheran celebration of the M****....