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exigir

  
      vt  
1    [persona]     (gen)    to demand  
  [+dimisión]  
to demand, call for  
exijo una compensación      I demand compensation  
exigió hablar con el encargado      he demanded to speak to the manager  
exigen al gobierno una bajada de los impuestos      they're demanding that the government lowers taxes  
la maestra nos exige demasiado      our teacher is too demanding, our teacher asks too much of us  
exigen tres años de experiencia      they're asking for o they require three years' experience  
exija que le den un recibo      insist on getting a receipt  
exigir responsabilidades a algn      to call sb to account  
2    [situación, trabajo]   to demand, require, call for  
ese puesto exige mucha paciencia      this job demands o requires o calls for a lot of patience  
el conflicto exige una pronta solución      the conflict requires o calls for a quick solution  
3      (Venezuela)   (=demandar)  
exigir algo      to ask for sth, request sth  
exigir a algn      to beg sb, plead with sb  
4    anticuado  
  [+impuestos]  
to exact, levy     ( a      from)  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
request sth
exp.
to ask for sth
exp.
to beg sb
exp.
plead with sb
v.
to call sb to account
exp.
to call sb to account
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'exigir' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
vt.
exigir
[INFO]
vt.
exigir
[BIZ]
exp.
exigir algo
exp.
exigir algo
v.
exigir ; reclamar
exp.
exigir una votación
exp.
exigir mucho a algn
v.
exigir algo a algn
exp.
exigir algo de algn
exp.
exigir la cabeza de algn
[Fig.]
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"exigir": examples and translations in context
Ni los empleadores, ni las compañías de seguros, pueden exigir un análisis genético. Neither employers, nor insurance companies, may require genetic testing.
Así pues, se suprime la disposición que permite a los operadores exigir un pago. For that reason the provision allowing operators to require a payment is deleted.
No puedes llamarme para exigir respuestas, Deadshot. You don't get to call me up and demand answers, Deadshot.
Era hora de exigir una explicación. J.D.: It was time to demand an explanation.
La Unión Europea debe condenar tales actos y exigir responsabilidades. The European Union must condemn such acts and demand that those responsible be brought to book.
Aún debemos exigir un mínimo de respeto institucional. We must still be able to demand a minimum of institutional respect.
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