impose
verb

to give orders for something regarded as unpleasant or unwanted, such as a tax or a ban

Examples
  • to impose a tax on bicycles

  • They tried to impose a ban on smoking.

  • The government imposed a special duty on oil.

Browse by Subjects
aggregate risk
tax
restrict
limitation
exchange controls
See All Related Terms »

unfair competition
current cost accounting
double taxation
European Investment Bank
sales department