exigente

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

exigente

  1. ablative masculine/feminine/neuter singular of exigēns

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exigēns, present active participle of exigō (demand, require).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /i.zi.ˈʒẽ.tɨ/
  • Hyphenation: e‧xi‧gen‧te

Adjective[edit]

exigente m or f (plural exigentes, comparable)

  1. Needing immediate action; exigent.

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Further reading[edit]

  • exigente” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eksiˈxente/, [ek.siˈxẽn̪.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: e‧xi‧gen‧te

Adjective[edit]

exigente (plural exigentes)

  1. demanding, picky, exacting, choosy, fussy, tough, fastidious, finicky (hard to please)
  2. discerning
    Es seguro para impresionar incluso al conocedor más exigente.It is sure to impress even the most discerning connoisseur.
  3. (figuratively) demanding, challenging, taxing
    Cada nivel es más exigente que el anterior.Each level is more challenging than the previous one.
  4. exigent
  5. high-maintenance (informal)

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