Definitions for exactionɪgˈzæk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exaction(noun)

    act of demanding or levying by force or authority

    "exaction of tribute"; "exaction of various dues and fees"

Wiktionary

  1. exaction(Noun)

    The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a levying by force; a driving to compliance; as, the exaction to tribute or of obedience; hence, extortion.

  2. exaction(Noun)

    That which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exaction(noun)

    the act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a levying by force; a driving to compliance; as, the exaction to tribute or of obedience; hence, extortion

  2. Exaction(noun)

    that which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice


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