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Definition of "exactions" []

  • Plural form of exaction. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "exactions" in a sentence
  • "His term of office was one long history of papal exactions from the English clergy, and of the tyranny of foreigners, creatures of Henry III., over the rights of the nation."
  • "Property-rights advocates decry impact fees and other so-called exactions -- requirements to donate land or make concessions to gain a government permit -- as a means for local governments to avoid unpopular tax increases for all residents by singling out new arrivals to pay for city projects."
  • "But in May, the New York-based Human Rights Watch monitor group slammed "exactions" against Rwandan and Burundian refugees lodged in Tanzania."