exigente

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

exigente

  1. ablative masculine/feminine/neuter singular of exigēns

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin exigēns, present active participle of exigō (demand, require).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /i.zi.ˈʒẽ.tɨ/
  • Hyphenation: e‧xi‧gen‧te

AdjectiveEdit

exigente m or f (plural exigentes, comparable)

  1. Needing immediate action; exigent.

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Further readingEdit

  • exigente” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eɡsiˈxente/, [eɣ̞.siˈxẽn̪.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: e‧xi‧gen‧te

AdjectiveEdit

exigente (plural exigentes)

  1. demanding, picky, exacting, choosy, fussy, tough, fastidious, finicky (hard to please)
  2. discerning
    Es seguro para impresionar incluso al conocedor más exigente.It is sure to impress even the most discerning connoisseur.
  3. (figuratively) demanding, challenging, taxing
    Cada nivel es más exigente que el anterior.Each level is more challenging than the previous one.
  4. exigent
  5. high-maintenance (informal)

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