exaction

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noun ex·ac·tion \ig-ˈzak-shən\

Definition of exaction

  1. 1a :  the act or process of exactingb :  extortion

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

15th Century

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15th century

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