exaction exaction  /ɪɡ ˈzæk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) act of demanding or levying by force or authority

Usage(s):

  • So began the slow and cruel exaction of vengeance.

News

  • Democrats call for criminal probe of Mark Martin

    I tend to lean more toward an illegal exaction lawsuit on the hundreds of thousands of dollars Republican Secretary of State Mark Martin has spent contrary to statute on outside counsel, including Asa Hutchinson, but the law is the law, right? A news release from Democrats: Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Tuesday ruled that Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin violated ACA § 25-16-702 ...
    on August 13, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

Quotes

  • "This is an exaction," Wagner said, referring to a town stipulation that would require the Richmond Corporation to build sidewalks on the south side of Montauk Highway across the street from their project which will be located on a 12 acre...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: John Wagner Source: Hamptons.com

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