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exigible

[ek-si-juh-buh l] /ˈɛk sɪ dʒə bəl/
adjective
1.
liable to be exacted; requirable.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < French; see exigent, -ible
Related forms
unexigible, adjective
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Examples from the web for exigible
  • In the absence of a contemporaneous objection, no more was exigible.
  • No more was exigible to sustain the district court's determination.
  • As a matter of procedural due process, no more was exigible.
  • No more is exigible to ward off a dismissal for lack of standing.
  • No more was exigible to effect substantial compliance with the applicable notice requirement.
  • Generally speaking, no more is exigible to satisfy the shipowner's burden.
  • No more is exigible to allow us to treat the court's decision as premised upon that finding.
  • No more was exigible to allow the argument to be proffered.
  • No more was exigible to show that, as a matter of proof, the verdict did not work a clear and gross injustice.
  • No more is exigible to reject this aspect of the plaintiffs' facial challenge.
British Dictionary definitions for exigible

exigible

/ˈɛksɪdʒəbəl/
adjective
1.
liable to be exacted or required: part of the debt is exigible this month
Word Origin
C17: from French, from exiger to demand, from Latin exigere; see exigent
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