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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
La Comisión podrá exigir copias de las solicitudes individuales. The Commission may require that a copy of individual requests be provided.
En determinados casos, dichas medidas podrán exigir actuaciones judiciales. In certain cases, such measures may require the intervention of the courts.
No queremos exigir mucho de ella. We don't want to demand to much of her.
Es fundamental exigir que Sudáfrica permanezca unida. It was vital to demand that South Africa remain united.
Las aseguradoras podrían exigir este certificado. The certificate could be required by insurance companies.
Se prevé exigir nuevas certificaciones periódicas. It is intended that periodic recertification will be required.
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