To create a condition, usually adverse, such as placing a tax, charge or fine on an item.

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The county has decided to impose a fine against our company for business practices they have deemed to be predatory.

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You may want to try and impose some new rules if your workers are taking advantage of your kindness at the work place.

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After the federal government learned that my company had illegally dumped chemicals in the river, it decided to punish us and impose a hefty fine.

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