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A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
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  1. A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
  2. An urgent requirement or need:
  3. (Economics) The desire for goods or services in an economy, measured as the amount people are ready to buy at a given price:
The act by which something is levied.
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  1. The act by which something is levied.
The act of expropriating; the surrender of a claim to private property; the act of depriving of private propriety rights.
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  1. The act of expropriating; the surrender of a claim to private property; the act of depriving of private propriety rights.
  2. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain.
Tribute formerly paid to freebooters along the Scottish border for protection from pillage.
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  1. Tribute formerly paid to freebooters along the Scottish border for protection from pillage.
  2. Payment extorted by threatening to disclose information that could bring disgrace or ruin
  3. Something of value, especially money, extorted in this manner:
Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
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  1. Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
  2. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
  3. A charge for professional services:
An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
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  1. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
  2. A tax or charge for a privilege, esp. for permission to pass over a bridge, along a highway, etc.
  3. A charge for service or extra service, as for transportation, for a long-distance telephone call, or, formerly, for having one's grain milled
(Christianity) A redemption from sin and its consequences.
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  1. (Christianity) A redemption from sin and its consequences.
  2. The redeeming or release of a captive or of seized property by paying money or complying with other demands
  3. The price or payment demanded or paid for such release.
The state’s acting of seizing and selling property to satisfy a tax or other liability.
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  1. The state’s acting of seizing and selling property to satisfy a tax or other liability.
  2. An amount levied; tax, fine, etc.
  3. An imposing and collecting of a tax or other payment
A sound or an instrument made to imitate such a cry, used as a lure:
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  1. A sound or an instrument made to imitate such a cry, used as a lure:
  2. Need or occasion:
  3. A roll call.
Something claimed in a formal or legal manner, especially a tract of public land staked out by a miner or homesteader.
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  1. Something claimed in a formal or legal manner, especially a tract of public land staked out by a miner or homesteader.
  2. A statement, as a fact, of something that may be called into question; assertion
  3. A statement of something as a fact; an assertion of truth:
Popular report; rumor; rallying call or battle cry; watchword
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  1. Popular report; rumor; rallying call or battle cry; watchword
  2. The characteristic call or utterance of an animal.
  3. A loud exclamation; a shout or call.
An urgent requirement or need:
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  1. An urgent requirement or need:
  2. (Econ.) The desire for a commodity together with ability to pay for it; also, the amount people are ready and able to buy at a certain price
  3. An urgent requirement or claim
A formal written request for something needed.
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  1. A formal written request for something needed.
  2. A formal written order, request, or application, as for equipment or tools
  3. The fact or condition of being demanded for service or use
A debt or an entry in an account recording a debt:
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  1. A debt or an entry in an account recording a debt:
  2. The command to attack:
  3. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
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  1. Payment asked or given for professional services, admissions, licenses, tuition, etc.; charge
  2. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
  3. A charge for professional services:
A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
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  1. A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
  2. A tax or charge for a privilege, esp. for permission to pass over a bridge, along a highway, etc.
  3. A charge for service or extra service, as for transportation, for a long-distance telephone call, or, formerly, for having one's grain milled
Find another word for exaction. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for exaction, like: demand, levying, expropriation, blackmail, fee, toll, ransom, levy, command, theft and bribe.