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exaction

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noun ex·ac·tion \ig-ˈzak-shən\

Definition of exaction

  1. 1 a :  the act or process of exacting b :  extortion

  2. 2 :  something exacted; especially :  a fee, reward, or contribution demanded or levied with severity or injustice



15th Century

First Known Use of exaction

15th century


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