How to use Imposes in a sentence
Corrupt and illegal practices at the election are forbidden by a statute passed in the year 1894, which imposes heavy penalties and disqualifications for the offences which it creates.
These by laws are in practice limited to those inhabited by the poorer classes, although the act imposes no such restriction.
In the Clementines Simon by his magic imposes his own personal appearance upon Faustus, the father of Clement.
The fifth canon of the council of Macon, in 584, forbids clergy to dress like laymen and imposes a penalty of thirty days' imprisonment on bread and water; but this may be merely penitential.
The actual finiteness of A imposes a limit upon the separating or resolving power of an optical instrument.Advertisement
On the other hand, a girder imposes only a vertical load on its piers and abutments, and not a horizontal thrust, as in the case of an arch or suspension chain.
This is especially the case with district nursing, which is the highest and most exacting branchof the profession, because it imposes the greatest responsibility with the fewest resources and demands the most varied qualifications, while affording none of the attractions incidental to hospital work or private nursing among the rich.
Thus the indirect taxes of customs and excise which the Federal government imposes are levied by Federal custom-house collectors and excisemen, and the judgments of Federal courts are carried out by United States marshals distributed over the country.
The British North America Act imposes on the provincial legislatures the duty of legislating on educational matters, the privileges of the denominational and separate schools in Ontario and Quebec being specially safeguarded.
The act of 1849 also forbids bulland bearbaiting, or fighting between any kinds of animals; requires the provision of food and water to animals impounded; lays down regulations as to the treatment of animals sent for slaughter, and imposes a penalty for improperly conveying animals.Advertisement
The Drugging of Animals Act 1876 imposes a penalty on giving poisonous drugs to any domestic animal unlawfully.
The state, as ultimate proprietor, imposes a tax which is the equivalent of rent.
In relation to human society, and the rules it imposes on its members, action that ought not to be done is crime; a habit which is injurious to a man's own moral nature, especially if it involves evil physical consequences, is described as vice.
In the second, there is no claim that thought at one and the same time imposes form on " the given " and is susceptible of treatment in isolation by logic. With Herbart the forms of common experience, and indeed all that we can regard as his categories, are products of the psychological mechanism and destitute of logical import.
The restraint which it imposes and the equal distribution of heat over the surface frequently cause sleep quickly in patients who have previously been wildly delirious and entirely sleepless.Advertisement
A rite was devised, called exhomologesis, by which, after a fresh term of repentance, marked by austerities more strict than any Trappist monk imposes on himself to-day, the persons lapsed from grace could re-enter the church.
Sir Garnet Wolseley triumphed over the difficulties which the climate of the west coast of Africa imposes on Europeans, and brought a troublesome contest with the Ashantis to a successful conclusion.
This " disproportionateness " between the human mind and the universe of reality imposes deliberation in the selection of studies, and disregard for those which lie out of the way of a wise man.
The Pensions Act 2004 also imposes a statutory obligation on ' whistleblowers ' to report suspected breaches of the legislation to the regulator.
Therefore the clever combatant imposes his will on the enemy, but does not allow the enemy's will to be imposed on him.Advertisement
The state, by contrast, coercively imposes ultimate control and is thus inherently illiberal and naturally Procrustean.
The rebel base also imposes a points penalty equal to double the campaign points value, which was 18% in Kev's case.
The associated energy balance imposes an upper limit on the energy of the radiated photons, well below the TeV range.
The Act imposes two specific duties on the approved medical practitioner.
The UK is a party to the Convention against Torture which imposes an absolute prohibition on torture, with no exceptions.Advertisement
Virginia swiftly imposes a quarantine, trapping Becky and Justin and Randolph Brooks in Elizabeth.
Hitlerism imposes servitude not only on the body but on the mind and even on the spirit.
Now the very nursery of the culture, the public school, no longer imposes the old uniformity.
The constraints that EMU imposes on national economic policy are also unparalleled.
The bank also imposes limits on atm withdrawals at rival banks.Advertisement
The company is then free to proceed with the work of construction, and at once becomes subject to various general acts, such as the Companies Clauses Act, which affects all joint-stock companies incorporated by any special act; the Land Clauses Act, which has reference to all companies having powers to acquire land compulsorily; the Railway Clauses Act, which imposes certain conditions on all railways alike (except light railways); the various Regulation of Railways Acts; the Carriers Protection Act; acts for the conveyance of mails, parcels, troops; acts relating to telegraphs, to the conveyance of workmen and to the housing of the labouring classes; and several others which it is unnecessary to specify.
There is free trade between the Transvaal and the other British possessions in South Africa, and for external trade they all adhere to a Customs Union which, as fixed in 1906, imposes a general ad valorem duty of 15% on most goods save machinery, on which the duty is 3%.
These definitions being thus various, the Eleate notes that the sophist, in consideration of a fee, disputes, and teaches others to dispute, about things divine, cosmical, metaphysical, legal, political, technical - in fact, about everything - not having knowledge of them, because universal knowledge is unattainable; after which he is in a position to define the sophist (7) as a conscious impostor who, in private, by discontinuous discourse, compels his interlocutor to contradict himself, in opposition to the Sn,uoXoyucos, who, in public, by continuous discourse, imposes upon crowds.
I know you well enough to be sure that this will not turn your head, but it imposes duties on you, and you must be a man.
The bank also imposes limits on ATM withdrawals at rival banks.Advertisement
The world is divided into those who impose their will on the world versus those who too easily accept what the world imposes on them.
Organic farming recognizes the environmental risk this action imposes and seeks ways to minimize the impact.
Twin Harbors imposes a limit of ten consecutive days for any stay during the summer months.
In these cases, child protective services are fairly certain the courts will decide in favor of the adoptive placement, but this tentative situation imposes a potentially uncomfortable arrangement on the adoptive family and their household.
The merchant imposes the tax depending upon the state's tax percentage and in some instances an additional amount is imposed on the municipal level.Advertisement
The Atkins carb counter diet imposes strict rules about how many carbs participants can eat during the various phases.
The government imposes taxes onto the citizens and residents of the country, and then in turn supplies adequate medical care.