I think, for instance, the imposition of a tax of one per cent.
"I spurn the imposition," said Lady Dorothea, tearing it in fragments.
Most of them took this as an added insult and swore roundly at it as an imposition.
They appealed to the Cadi against what they called the imposition.
You and all belonging to you were an imposition and a fraud.
"But that imposition ...