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Voters can exact a price at the next election. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is better to look at country groups than exact positions in the tables. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The time and exact location of the incident was not specified. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were reports of voices heard under the snow but rescue crews were unable to pinpoint the exact location. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It was really interesting: we hit the exact numbers in the first year that we were projecting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I cannot say the exact number. The Sun (2016)I can't remember the exact price. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An announcement detailing the exact route of the second phase of the project has been delayed by the government for almost two years, according to another insider. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The figures do not give exact numbers of patients, and the government argues that some of the rise is due to hospitals getting better at recording malnutrition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On the site it is difficult to work out the exact geography of the battle. Marius, Richard A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)Of course no economic theory is going to provide an exact description of reality. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Those who are less exacting tend to appear more comfortable at the crease. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Opening the shutters to the world may also have exacted a price. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The question is what price they will exact. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Trade brought business and the people grew rich from the tolls exacted from the many caravans. Christianity Today (2000)Top of his requirements was a dressing room built to exact specified measurements. The Sun (2011)You can work that out only if you know the exact details of your scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The exact number of anabolic steroid users is impossible to measure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The exact moment cannot be distinguished by eyes of flesh. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)They knew its exact location and were told he was at home. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second consideration is the exact position of the chalet in the resort. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What is learned from watching is not an exact copy but an interpretation. Pressley, Michael & McCormick, Christine Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The exact price depends on the size of your home and number of residents. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The exact death toll remained shrouded in mystery. The Sun (2013)Very little is known about the exact details of its work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The exact number mentioned has long been in dispute. Garraty, John Arthur The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)This is because of the obvious difficulties in working out the exact proportions of an animal from its fossilised skeleton. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nobody claims their model is an exact description of the so-called "real world. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)It may not be exact the first time, but practice makes perfect. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Like the maps, this interest in exact measurement is new. Andro Linklater MEASURING AMERICA (2002)That is not to demand exact policy detail, which often needs to be rewritten once a party enters government in any case. Times, Sunday Times (2010)On the whole, when feeling angry and wronged, women act with more speed and less thought of exacting longterm damage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They proposed a modest change to the presentation of the accounts to improve transparency but not disclosing the exact payment to Dr Saunders. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'exact'

British English: exact /ɪɡˈzækt/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is exact is correct, accurate, and complete in every way.
I don't remember his exact words.
  • American English: exact
  • Arabic: مَضْبُوط
  • Brazilian Portuguese: exato
  • Chinese: 精确的
  • Croatian: precizan
  • Czech: přesný
  • Danish: præcis
  • Dutch: exact
  • European Spanish: exacto
  • Finnish: tarkka
  • French: exact
  • German: genau
  • Greek: ακριβής
  • Italian: esatto
  • Japanese: 正確な
  • Korean: 정확한
  • Norwegian: eksakt
  • Polish: dokładny
  • European Portuguese: exato
  • Romanian: exact
  • Russian: точный
  • Latin American Spanish: exacto
  • Swedish: exakt
  • Thai: ถูกต้องแม่นยำ
  • Turkish: tam
  • Ukrainian: точний
  • Vietnamese: chính xác
British English: exact VERB
When someone exacts something, they demand and obtain it from another person, especially because they are in a superior or more powerful position.
Already he has exacted a written apology from the chairman of the commission.
  • American English: exact
  • Brazilian Portuguese: exigir
  • Chinese: 获得尤指因处于上级地位而强行要求
  • European Spanish: exigir
  • French: exiger
  • German: fordern
  • Italian: esigere
  • Japanese: 強要する
  • Korean: 요구하다
  • European Portuguese: exigir
  • Latin American Spanish: exigir

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