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exertverb [T]

 us   /ɪɡˈzɜrt/
  • exert verb [T] (USE)

to use power or the ability to make something happen: To cut costs, health-insurance plans are exerting tighter control over paying for medical care.
  • exert verb [T] (MAKE AN EFFORT)

to cause yourself to make an effort: She will have to exert herself a lot more if she wants to succeed in this business.
exertion
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪɡˈzɜr·ʃən/
[U] Physical exertion isn’t always a good thing in a hot climate.
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