Exaction



[ig-zak-shuh n] /ɪgˈzæk ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of ; extortion:
the exactions of usury.
2.
an amount or sum .
/ɪɡˈzækʃən/
noun
1.
the act or an instance of exacting, esp money
2.
an excessive or harsh demand, esp for money; extortion
3.
a sum or payment exacted
n.

late 14c., from French exaction, from Latin exactionem (nominative exactio) “a driving out; supervision; exaction; a tax, tribute, impost,” noun of action from past participle stem of exigere (see exact (adj.)).

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