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verb [transitive] formal exert pronunciation in British English /ɪɡˈzɜː(r)t/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyexert
he/she/itexerts
present participleexerting
past tenseexerted
past participleexerted

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  1. 1
    to use influence, authority, or power in order to affect or achieve something
    exert influence/pressure/control: A well-funded national organization would be able to exert more influence in Parliament.
    the inadequate degree of control exerted by some parents over their children
  2. 2
    to put force or physical pressure on something
    The heavy gate had exerted considerable pressure on the flimsy post.

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