how to pronounce exaction

/ɪɡˈzækʃən/

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exaction is pronounced in three syllables

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ɪɡzækʃən

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An example use of exaction in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… these ash go over top the exaction and …”

meanings of exaction

noun:

  1. The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a levying by force.
  2. That which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice.
  3. Extortion.

words that rhyme with exaction

detraction

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