how to pronounce imposed


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imposed is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of imposed in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… bickelman even imposed upon himself a …”

meanings of imposed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of impose.

imposed frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word imposed occurs in english on average 7.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics imposed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that imposed can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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