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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English exaccion, from Middle French exaction, from Old French, from Latin exāctiō.

NounEdit

exaction (countable and uncountable, plural exactions)

  1. The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a levying by force
    the exaction to tribute or of obedience
  2. extortion.
  3. That which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin exactiō.

NounEdit

exaction f (plural exactions)

  1. extortion
  2. exaction

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NounEdit

exaction

  1. Alternative form of exaccion