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exact (something) from (one)

To obtain something from someone through authority, force, or some other means of coercion. I doubt you'll be able to exact the entire amount from her because she doesn't make enough money to pay you back right now.
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to be (more) exact

To be more accurate; to provide better or more correct details. You'll need to pay nearly $500 for various entry visas to get into the country—$485, to be exact. It seems like the political party is finally starting to gain some amount of clout in parliament, or, to be more exact, they have become less marginalized and disliked.
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exact something from someone

to demand something from someone; to take something from someone. The bill collector sought to exact payment from them for a debt that had been paid off long ago. You cannot exact a single cent from me.
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Indeed, Gianluca Rolandelli, eXact learning solutions' Professional Services Manager, commented that this feedback had already led to refinements in the latest versions of the eXact learning suite of products.
Exact specialises in developing industry-specific on premise and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for manufacturing, wholesale and distribution, professional services, small business and accountancy.
Exact EDI was created through a partnership with Data Masons Software, LLC, a firm specializing in advanced EDI solutions since 1992.
Steininger says blown-film producers have achieved 40% improvement in dart impact strength, 25 [degrees] C lower heat-seal initiation temperatures, and 25-50% lower haze by adding Exact plastomers.
There'll be a chance to learn from, and share with, fellow eXact learning LCMS users via a number of user case studies, presented by 'big name' organisations," Valerio added.
Exact 3033 was slightly higher in tensile strength, dart impact, and MD/TD balance than the APT resin, but was significantly lower in Elmendorf tear strength.
Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands and has been listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam since June 1999.
Exact Data ConsumerBase has experienced rapid growth over the past 3 years and an increase in revenue growth of 4 million dollars.
Melting point in Exact resins also varies directly with density, unlike conventional resins, which "tend to retain a high melting peak over a wide density range" because of the presence of high-ethylene-containing molecular species, said Hendewerk.
With Exact Synergy for iPhone and iPad, we have achieved the next milestone in our mobility approach.
Exact, a leading provider of business software solutions, is pleased to announce the introduction of Exact JobBOSS TQM (Total Quality Management).
Exact, a leading provider of business software solutions, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Exact Managed Services (EMS), an IT management service for Exact customers' information systems managers and experts.
Exact, a leading provider of business software solutions, is pleased to announce Exact eCommerce, a new solution that helps manufacturers and distributors of all shapes and sizes connect directly with their customers by integrating a web store and online order management system with their core Exact ERP system.
Exact, a leading provider of business software solutions, announced today that its customers are now able to leverage the benefits of Windows 7 with three ERP solutions offered in the Americas, Exact Macola, Exact JobBOSS, and Exact MAX.