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Definition of Imposition
ImpositionImposition 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.
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;
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition.
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.
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