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French translation of 'imposition'

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imposition

[ˌɪmpəˈzɪʃən ]
noun
1.  [of tax, ban, sanction] imposition f
the imposition of a wages freeze l’imposition d’un gel des salaires
2.  (unreasonable demand)
I know this is an imposition, but ... Je sais que vous allez penser que j’abuse, mais, ...
It really did seem an imposition to ask him to go miles out of his way. C’était vraiment abuser que de lui demander de faire cet énorme détour.

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It was banned following the imposition of martial law in 1981 but continued its activities underground.
Thackrah, J. R. Twentieth Century History - Basic Facts (1985)
Normally that should be emphasised by the imposition of consecutive sentences.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The brothers have close connections to Britain and are said to have transferred assets to family members after the imposition of sanctions.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The preferred policy has, so far, been the imposition of sanctions.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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