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noun     imposition pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the introduction of something such as a new law or a new system
    imposition of:

    the imposition of economic sanctions

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] an unfair or unreasonable situation that you are expected to accept

    Expecting employees to work longer hours for the same pay is a huge imposition.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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