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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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Intuit said it will consolidate Exactor's technology into QuickBooks to enable retail customers to track and file sales tax returns on-time.
According to Intuit's press release, the whole Exactor team would join Intuit after the deal closes.
As per study key players of this market are Vertex, Inc., Avalara, SOVOS, H&R Block, EGov Systems, Intuit Inc., Xero, Thomson Reuters, Exactor, Wolters Kluwer, FedTax, Drake Software, BLUCORA, LumaTax, LegalRaasta.com & Service Objects.
Some Players from Research Coverage: Vertex, Inc., Avalara, SOVOS, H&R Block, EGov Systems, Intuit Inc., Xero, Thomson Reuters, Exactor, Wolters Kluwer, FedTax, Drake Software, BLUCORA, LumaTax, LegalRaasta.com & Service Objects
La calcinante oracion pertenece al general boliviano German Busch (1904-1939), enemigo acerrimo de oligarcas, promotor de beneficios para los indigenas de su pais, responsable de los primeros intentos de nacionalizacion de las mineras y ferreo exactor de impuestos para petroleras inglesas y norteamericanas.
has made a name for itself by building high quality extra capacity magazines, injection molded fixed and folding stocks, and many other aftermarket firearms accessories, not to mention their innovative Syn Tech Exactor .22 pistol.
En un amplio reportaje que incluyo fotografias de la casona del exactor v productor en San Angel, Alonso aborda el tema del genero "mas popular de la Tv mexicana", al cual imprimio un nuevo giro con el tratamiento tematico de la historia nacional.
Para su diario y la empresa de yates, Azcarraga Milmo contrato al exembajador de Estados Unidos en Mexico, John Gavin, un exactor que se consideraba un buen publirrelacionista.
Iba delante el Centurion, a caballo, aquel a quien Tacito llamaba con terrible brevedad "exactor mortis'.
En 1980, cuando el exactor hollywoodense y ranchero Ronald Reagan gano la Presidencia de Estados Unidos, se hizo rodear y aconsejar de todo tipo de gente.
Staggeringly prolific, Yemi Bolatiwa, 27, is the frontwoman for genrestraddling outfit Pareidolia, a frequent collaborator with funk band The Exactors, and she's part of local artistic enterprise the M20 Collective.
On this account, the public service center was put forward as an institutional device that aims to instigate institutional innovation without affecting the substantial power of its exactors.
Why has this society covered the murderers only because the exactors spoke Greek and their victims spoke Turkish?
However, the Septuagint derived the meaning of the two words using different vowels, with the resulting translation: O my people, exactors strip you clean, And your creditors lord it over yon.