It was supposedly an imposition on private insurers who were positioned to offer similar coverage.
The right then presents the imposition of rules that it likes as the natural result of unfettered market forces.
Musharraf is facing a raft of charges, the most significant of which is his imposition of emergency over five years ago.
Later, when he purchases a massive TV set for her living room, she's offended by the imposition.
And so swift was the imposition of the curfew that some foreigners were taken by surprise.
They were Western Americans, and not over much used to imposition.
I think, for instance, the imposition of a tax of one per cent.
More than once the province rose in arms to resist the imposition of taxes of Castilian origin.
"But that imposition is the only means of preventing the duel," replied Miss Woodley.
Do you suppose that we could, even if we would, continue to lend ourselves to the imposition?
late 14c., "the levying of taxes, a tax, duty, tribute," from Old French imposicion "tax, duty; a fixing" (early 14c.), from Latin impositionem (nominative impositio) "a laying on," from imponere "to place upon," from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + ponere "to put, place" (see position). Sense of "the act of putting (something) on (something else)" is from 1590s. Meaning "an act or instance of imposing" (on someone) first recorded 1630s (see impose).