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exigible

[ek-si-juh-buh l]
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adjective
  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

  • 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

exigible

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

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