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English definition of “exacting”

exacting

adjective     /ɪɡˈzæktɪŋ/
needing a lot of effort and attention: an exacting training scheduleEffort and expending energyTrying and making an effortDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of exacting adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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