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[ek-si-juh-buh l]
  1. liable to be exacted; requirable.
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Origin of exigible

From French, dating back to 1600–10; see origin at exigent, -ible
Related formsun·ex·i·gi·ble, adjective
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Historical Examples of exigible

  • Such other portions of principal as, though not exigible, we are still free to pay when we please.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson

  • The whole sum is exigible from the whole borough every time a geld is imposed.

    Domesday Book and Beyond

    Frederic William Maitland

British Dictionary definitions for exigible


  1. liable to be exacted or requiredpart of the debt is exigible this month
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Word Origin for exigible

C17: from French, from exiger to demand, from Latin exigere; see exigent
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