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ex·act·ing

 (ĭg-zăk′tĭng)
adj.
1. Making severe demands; rigorous: an exacting instructor.
2. Requiring great care, effort, or attention: an exacting task.

ex·act′ing·ly adv.
ex·act′ing·ness n.

exacting

(ɪɡˈzæktɪŋ)
adj
making rigorous or excessive demands: an exacting job.
exˈactingly adv
exˈactingness n

ex•act•ing

(ɪgˈzæk tɪŋ)

adj.
1. rigid or severe in demands or requirements: an exacting teacher.
2. requiring close application or attention: an exacting task.
3. given to or characterized by exaction; extortionate.
[1575–85]
ex•act′ing•ly, adv.
ex•act′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exacting - having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures; "fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"
microbiology - the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
2.exacting - severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"
3.exacting - requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"
demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"

exacting

adjective
1. demanding, hard, taxing, difficult, tough, painstaking He was not well enough to carry out such an exacting task.
demanding easy, simple, effortless, undemanding, no bother, easy-peasy (slang)
2. strict, severe, harsh, stern, rigid, rigorous, stringent, oppressive, imperious, unsparing Our new manager has very exacting standards.

exacting

adjective
1. Rigorous and unsparing in treating others:
2. Very difficult to please:
Informal: picky.
3. Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
Translations
مُتَطَلِّب، صارِم
krævende
sokat követelõ
kröfuharîur
güç beğenentitiz

exacting

[ɪgˈzæktɪŋ] ADJ [task, activity, profession] → duro; [boss, person] → exigente; [conditions] → severo, riguroso

exacting

[ɪgˈzæktɪŋ] adj
[person] → exigeant(e)
[work, task] → fatigant(e)

exacting

adj person, work, taskanspruchsvoll; standards, demandshoch; detailpeinlich genau; to be very exactingsehr viel verlangen; he’s very exacting about cleanlinesser ist peinlich genau, was Sauberkeit angeht, er nimmt es mit der Sauberkeit sehr genau

exacting

[ɪgˈzæktɪŋ] adj (task, profession, work) → impegnativo/a; (person) → esigente

exact

(igˈzӕkt) adjective
1. absolutely accurate or correct in every detail; the same in every detail; precise. What are the exact measurements of the room?; For this recipe the quantities must be absolutely exact; an exact copy; What is the exact time?; He walked in at that exact moment.
2. (of a person, his mind etc) capable of being accurate over small details. Accountants have to be very exact.
verb
to force the payment of or giving of. We should exact fines from everyone who drops litter on the streets.
exˈacting adjective
requiring much effort or work from a person. a very exacting job.
exˈactly adverb
1. just; quite; absolutely. He's exactly the right man for the job.
2. in accurate detail; precisely. Work out the prices exactly; What exactly did you say?
3. used as a reply meaning `I quite agree'.
exˈactness noun
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