Translation of exigir in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [pago/indemnización] to demand ¡exijo una respuesta! I demand an answer! exigen dos años de experiencia they insist on o/or require two years' experienceexigir
que+ subjuntivo/subjunctiveexigió que lo dejaran hablar he demanded to be allowed to speak exigió que las tropas invasoras se retiraran he demanded that the invading troops (should) withdraw 1.2 (requerir) to call for, demand la situación exige una solución inmediata the situation calls for o/or demands an immediate solution un trabajo que exige mucha concentración a job which requires o demands o calls for great concentration 1.3 (esperar de algn) le exigen demasiado en ese colegio they ask too much of him at that school
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