Exacting - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzæktɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word exacting
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzaktɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word exacting
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to exact

adjective

- severe and unremitting in making demands(syn: stern, strict)

an exacting instructor

- requiring precise accuracy(syn: exigent)

an exacting job

Examples

He has very exacting standards.

...he was shocked when his normally exacting supervisor complimented him on a job well done...

She was an exacting woman to work for.

He could never live up to his father's exacting standards.

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