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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
Los requisitos técnicos del Estado miembro receptor no deben exigir innecesariamente que se modifique el vehículo de motor. The technical requirements of the receiving Member State must not unnecessarily require the motor vehicle to be modified.
Incluso los planes de seguros pueden exigir un mínimo de solvencia financiera del explotador para otorgar cobertura. Even insurance schemes may require certain minimum financial solvency from the operator to extend their cover.
No puedes llamarme para exigir respuestas, Deadshot. You don't get to call me up and demand answers, Deadshot.
Es mi derecho exigir un abogado. I demand a lawyer, as is my right.
El artículo 9 de la Carta establece excepciones que permiten exigir la realización de un trabajo o servicios. Article 9 of the Charter provides exceptions which allow requiring the performance of work or services.
Para mayor claridad: se debería evitar exigir que se efectuase el procedimiento sólo para demostrar competencia. For clarity - we should avoid requiring that the procedure be carried out just to demonstrate competence.
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