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impose 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/imˈpōz/,
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imposed, past tense; imposed, past participle; imposes, 3rd person singular present; imposing, present participle;
  1. Force (something unwelcome or unfamiliar) to be accepted or put in place
    • - the decision was theirs and was not imposed on them by others
  2. Forcibly put (a restriction) in place
    • - sanctions imposed on South Africa
  3. Require (a duty, charge, or penalty) to be undertaken or paid

  4. Exert firm control over something
    • - the director was unable to impose himself on the production
  5. Take advantage of someone by demanding their attention or commitment
    • - she realized that she had imposed on Miss Hatherby's kindness
  6. Arrange (pages of type) so that they will be in the correct order after printing and folding


  1. enforce: compel to behave in a certain way; "Social relations impose courtesy"
  2. inflict: impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"
  3. levy: impose and collect; "levy a fine"
  4. (imposed) set forth authoritatively as obligatory; "the imposed taxation"; "rules imposed by society"
  5. (imposing) baronial: impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns"
  6. (imposing) distinguished: used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"
  7. Imposing was a notable Australian thoroughbred racehorse.
  8. Imposition is one of the fundamental steps in the prepress printing process. It consists in the arrangement of the printed product’s pages on the printer’s sheet, in order to obtain faster printing, simplified binding and no waste of paper.
  9. (imposing) Magnificent and impressive because of appearance, size, stateliness or dignity
  10. (imposition) The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like; That which is imposed, levied, or enjoined; An excessive, arbitrary, or unlawful exaction; hence, a trick or deception put or laid on others; Arrangement of a printed product’s pages on the ...
  11. (imposed (to be -)) (v) qoymay caģılırģa, taģılırģa
  12. (Imposing) LSR – an LSR that pushes labels onto a packet that was not labeled yet. Done by the ingress LSR.
  13. (imposing) Forcing (oneself, for example) on another or others. Impressive, admirable, by virtue of size or power.
  14. (Imposition) Arrangement of pages on mechanicals or flats so they will appear in proper sequence after press sheets are folded and bound.
  15. (Imposition) also called image assembly; refers to assembling printed matter in a way that results in pages appearing in correct sequence. imposition process see also backing up, folding, form, make-ready, manufacturing order signature.
  16. (Imposition) The process of positioning multiple pages on a flat sheet of paper to be printed at one time.
  17. (Imposition) Commercial printers almost always print multiple pages on very large sheets of paper which are then folded, collated, trimmed and bound. ...
  18. (imposition) Positioning printed pages so they will fold in the proper order.
  19. (Imposition) the arrangement of pages on a printed sheet, which when the sheet is finally printed on both sides, folded and trimmed, will place the pages in their correct order.
  20. (IMPOSITION) An author call announcing an unexpected visit.
  21. (Imposition) (Oktroyierung) is a compulsory order that does not originate from a voluntary agreement.
  22. (Imposition) A punishment issued by a teacher, typically consisting of a piece of writing that will be discarded as soon as it is completed.
  23. (Imposition) Definition currently unavailable
  24. (Imposition) Inflicting, Infliction, Applying, Application, Enforcing, Enforcement, Levy, Levying, Promulgating, Promulgation, Introducing, Introduction, Placing, . . . View All Synonyms
  25. (Imposition) Page arrangement into signature layouts, as defined by factors such as number of pages, press size, sheet size, and bindery considerations. Ensures correct sequential assembly when printed and bound.